ADHD is a short form for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is the most common mental disorder and most times affects children. This disorder may be carded forward into adulthood. It is characterized by inability to pay attention, having a short concentration spun hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulties in learning, impulsive behavior among others. If you notice this in your child, these things are good pointers and indicators of the condition. The signs of further discussed in detail below.
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. Even the chores they were supposed to do they may fail to remember. School going children may most times forgets to do their homework and assignments and thus have trouble with the teachers. Such people often forget where they put things and even lose them easily. For example, such children lose their items such as toys.
Inability to pay attention is another common sign. The person often is not keen to details and is easily distracted by small things and activities happening around. Therefore, they lose interest and cannot pay attention to people talking for a long period of time. 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. One is often known for disorganization in his or her work and of doing things and often termed careless.
Hyperactivity is also one common sign. These people tend to be excessively active. They look restless and cannot remain at one place for a long 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. This may be very dangerous and even have very serious consequences especially if you react in a negative manner. This affects one’s ability to make sober decisions and react appropriately when faced with situations.
ADHD people commonly have emotional instability. Their emotions tend to vary and change instantaneously. Many times when you have problems managing that anger and inappropriately throw tantrums. Putting their emotions under control would be difficult. Dealing with such people would become difficult especially if you do not understand them.