Disorder attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a syndrome originated in the nervous system, with a high genetic component. Its three main symptoms are inattention, impulsivity motor and / or cognitive and motor hyperactivity and / or vocal.
To aid in the diagnosis is necessary to have the cooperation of parents and teachers to help locate the symptoms. There are two broad categories of these symptoms related to the distinctive feature of the patient.
- A predominantly inattentive person is not able to pay attention to detail, it has difficulty sustaining attention, following directions, organize and complete tasks.
- A predominantly hyperactive person usually displayed restless running, jumping and talking in inappropriate situations.
- A predominantly impulsive person has difficulty keeping the speaking time and interrupting others.
Psicopedagógico and drug treatment, the perfect combo
The psychoeducational treatment should include direct intervention on the child, and an orientation and educational training for parents and teachers. The specialist must define the correct drug treatment for each case, which may include stimulants or stimulant drugs.
ADHD has always been associated with childhood, but about 4% of adults also suffer. However, most are not diagnosed correctly, something that is very difficult due to the complexity of this syndrome. In fact, to determine the treatment of the syndrome a multidisciplinary approach is required.