Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children. ADHD affects many adults.

ADHD is often first identified in school-aged children when it leads to disruption in the classroom or problems with schoolwork. It can also affect adults. It is more common among boys than girls.


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Symptoms include but not limited to: