What is ADD or ADHD? Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the current term for a specific developmental disorder seen in both children and adults.
People with ADHD have deficits in the following areas:
This disorder has had numerous labels over the past century, including hyperactive child syndrome, hyperkinetic reaction of childhood, minimal brain dysfunction, and attention deficit disorder (with or without hyperactivity).
So what is ADD?