Open Access Review Article

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Symptoms Diagnosis & Treatment Incorporating Historical Perspectives

Caroline Goldsmith*

Consulting Clinical Psychologist, UK

Corresponding Author

Received Date: March 04, 2021;  Published Date: March 17, 2021

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – is a contemporary description of a historical condition around for hundreds of years, formally described in late 1700 [1]. The condition is marked by impulsive, inattentive and hyperactive traits with cognitive deficits [2], causing social/academic/community function impairment [3]. A variety of combinations of symptomatic presentations, denote designated classification [4]. Historical implications, symptoms, diagnosis, assessment, classification, neurobiological basis, and treatment interventions are discussed with recourse to the literature.

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