ADHD is an acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is the most common mental disorder and most times affects children. Oftentimes, this disorder is carried forward into adulthood. Among others the signs of this disorder are inability to pay attention, having a short concentration spun, hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulties in learning, impulsive behavior. 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 frequently noticed s early signs of ADHD is forgetfulness. Oftentimes, people with this disorder tend to be very forgetful of even the most common activities of the day. At most times, they may forget they chores they were supposed to do. School going children may most times forgets to do their homework and assignments and thus have trouble with the 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 symptom that occurs frequently is inability to pay attention. The person is easily distracted by small things and activities happening around and will not be keen to detail. They find it difficult to 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. One’s ability and speed of learning is reduced. At most times, the person would be known for disorganization in his or how work and way of doing things.
Another common symptom is hyperactivity. You will find such people being too active. They seem to be restless and cannot be at one place for quite some time. Such children will look very playful to and even move around aimlessly. Such children would not prefer bullying quiet games and would be had for them to do quiet tasks. You will find such people frequently fidgeting and cannot sit still.
People suffering from ADHD tend to be very impulsive. They can act quickly and most times without thinking. If you react in a negative manner, this may be very dangerous and even have serious consequences. One’s ability to make sober decisions and react appropriately Would be affected.
Emotional instability is common in people with ADHD. Their emotions tend to vary and change instantaneously. One will often have problems managing that anger and throw tantrums inappropriately. They therefore find it difficult to put their emotions under control. Dealing with such people would become difficult especially if you do not understand them.