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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children - Symptoms and causes

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children - Symptoms and causes

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects millions of children and often continues into adulthood. ADHD includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior.

Children with ADHD also may struggle with low self-esteem, troubled relationships and poor performance in school. Symptoms sometimes lessen with age. However, some...

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