In children, ADHD is typically characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with their daily functioning and development.
Some common symptoms of ADHD in children include:
A diagnosis of ADHD requires a comprehensive evaluation by a qualified healthcare professional. Treatment for ADHD in children often involves a combination of medication and behavioral therapy. Medications used to treat ADHD in children are typically stimulants, which can help improve attention and reduce hyperactivity and impulsivity. Behavioral therapy can help children develop coping skills and strategies to manage their symptoms and improve their overall functioning.