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ADHD: The Facts$
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Mark Selikowitz

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780198867371

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198867371.001.0001

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What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

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(p.3) 1 What is ADHD?
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ADHD: The Facts
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Mark Selikowitz

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198867371.003.0001

This chapter discusses what ADHD is, including an overview of the features of ADHD, features of the inattentive type of ADHD (poor concentration, task impersistence, disorganization, forgetfulness), features of the combined type of ADHD (impulsivity, overactivity, noisiness), and features that may be present in either type of ADHD (performance inconsistency, low self-esteem, poor working memory, poor incentival motivation, social clumsiness, learning difficulties, inflexibility, insatiability, defiant behaviour, sleep problems), as well as associated conditions, prevalence, and a historical background.

Keywords:   ADHD, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, concentration, attention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, combined type, comorbidity, disorganisation, behaviour

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