ADHD is a short form for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This is a mental disorder that occurs a lot and commonly affects children. Usually, this disorder may extend into adulthood. It is characterized by inability to pay attention, having a short concentration spun hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulties in learning, impulsive behavior among others. These symptoms point and indicates this condition especially if you see them present in your child. Below, the symptoms are further discussed in detail.
One of the most common and early signs of ADHD is forgetfulness. Prepared with ADHD tend to be very forgetful at most times with even the most activities of the day. At most times, they may forget they chores they were supposed to do. Children who go to school may often fail to remember to do their homework and assignments and thus have problems of with their teachers. At most times, people with this disorder forget where they put things and even lose them easily. Children for instance lose their items such as toys.
Another common sign is inability to pay attention. You will find that small things and activities happening around them easily distracts them and is not keen to detail. They can therefore not pay attention to people talking for a long period of time and lose interest. These people at therefore likely to make careless mistakes at work and in school work for children. This reduces one’s ability and speed of learning. One is often known for disorganization in his or her work and of doing things and often termed careless.
Another common symptom is hyperactivity. Such people are always too active. They seem to be restless and cannot be at one place for quite some time. These children tend to be very playful, run around and walk aimlessly. People with ADHD find it difficult to do quiet tasks for example such children would not prefer bullying quiet games. You will find such people frequently fidgeting and cannot sit still.
People with ADHD tend to be very impulsive. This means that they can act quickly and often without thinking. Serious consequences especially if you react in a negative manner may arise and this is very dangerous. This affects one’s ability to make sober decisions and react appropriately when faced with situations.
Common in people with ADHD is emotional instability. Their emotions tend to vary and change instantaneously. Managing anger would become a problem and one would inappropriately throw tantrums. Therefore, they find it difficult to put their emotions under control. Dealing with such people would become difficult especially if you do not understand them.