attention deficit disorder

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for attention deficit disorder

a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders

References in periodicals archive ?
Factors common to children with either learning disability or attention deficit disorder as compared to common features of children diagnosed as having both ADD and learning disability are presented.
This data driven report contains over 35 links to online copies of actual attention deficit disorder deals and contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by companies and their partners, where available.
About ADDA: The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is a nonprofit organization working to provide information, resources and networking to adults with AD/HD and to the professionals who work with them.
ONE per cent of children in the UK are thought to suffer from the neurological condition Attention Deficit Disorder, also called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
It's considerably more difficult for a child with attention deficit disorder because when they have an impulse to do something, it's harder for them to stop.
WHAT used to be referred to as hyperactivity in children is now a recognised condition called Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention Deficit Disorder Global Clinical Trials Review, Q1, 2011 provides data on the Attention Deficit Disorder clinical trial scenario.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) will present effective strategies for living with AD/HD at its regional conferences being held Oct.
And he finds a connection between teen depression and teen drug abuse, as well as depression issues for teens with attention deficit disorder.
Even the diagnoses for Attention Deficit Disorder, a perceived mental problem which is commonly diagnosed in school age children, cannot be agreed upon by members of the medical profession.
Every hour a youngster spends in front of the screen increases their chance of attention deficit disorder by 10 per cent.
Bush, says his son--a typical bright, energetic youth--suddenly encountered low grades and was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder.
Environmental causes have been implicated in ailments from autism and attention deficit disorder to violent behavior, prompting widespread alarm among parents and activist groups and an unprecedented flood of research from the scientific community.
In addition, nine participants received a diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADD), some with hyperactivity.
Full browser ?