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Definition of the noun adhd

What does adhd mean as a name of something?


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

Other definitions of adhd

What does adhd also mean?


  1. [clinical psychology] attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


  1. ADHD is jazz musical group from Iceland.
  2. ADHD: Aanbevolen Dagelijkse Hoeveelheid Dopeness afgekort tot ADHD, is een Nederlandse rapformatie, die zich bezig hield met Nederlandstalige hiphop. De groep bestond uit Brainpower, Dicecream, Man!ak en DJ TLM.


  1. "ADHD" is a 2006 single by Blood Red Shoes, and was the first to feature an accompanying video featuring the band. Both the A-side and the B-side tracks continued to be played live by the band as late as 2008. As with their previous singles, the release was a limited edition vinyl only. "ADHD" was regularly used by the band to close their live shows, becoming a common encore song due to calls from the audience.
  2. "ADHD" is a musical album of ADHD.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "ADHD" is a musical album of Jonas Lundqvist.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  4. "ADHD" is a musical single of Blood Red Shoes.
    • released on (8 years ago)

Phrases with ADHD

  1. Adhd-C
  2. Adhd-Pi
  3. Adhd-Ph/i

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for ADHD

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Google previewADHD in Adults (2012)

A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management by Craig B.H. Surman

Philip Asherson Abstract ADHD is an established disorder with widespread development of clinical services for children and adolescents.

Google previewCognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD (2014)

An Integrative Psychosocial and Medical Approach by J. Russell Ramsay, Anthony L. Rostain

There would not seem to be many parallels between a time-traveling love story and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a lifelong neurodevelopmental syndrome that is often associated with disinhibition and untethered ...

Google previewBrooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Human Behavior in the Social Environment (2012)

by Jose Ashford, Craig LeCroy

ADHD is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004).

ADHD is a serious concern, as it is associated with many psychosocial difficulties, including poor school achievement, school difficulties, interpersonal difficulties with peers,

Google previewThe ADHD Toolkit (2010)

by Linda Wheeler

ADHD is a medical disorder and diagnosis is made by a qualified medical clinician (paediatrician or child psychiatrist) using one of two sets of diagnostic criteria currently in use. Traditionally in Europe and the UK the International ...

Google previewChild and Adolescent Psychiatry (2007)

A Practical Guide by Dorothy Stubbe

Essential Concepts • ADHD is a clinical diagnosis based on careful history taking , clinical examination, and information...

Google previewTeaching Young Children With ADHD (2007)

Successful Strategies and Practical Interventions for PreK-3 by Richard A. Lougy, Silvia L. DeRuvo, David Rosenthal, MD

ADHD is a disorder that affects 3% to 20% of the...

Google previewFraming ADHD Children (2004)

A Critical Examination of the History, Discourse, and Everyday Experience of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Adam Rafalovich

Chapter Two Before We Called It ADHD: Idiocy, Imbecility, and Encephalitis Lethargica' ADHD is an acronym...

Google previewThe Stop...Think...Do...Program (2004)

by David E. Miller

ADD/ ADHD is a developmental problem that only affects school-aged children: Although more common in school aged children, some adolescents and some adults are affected by this disorder. Some children can stop taking medication ...

Google previewDrugs, Driving and Traffic Safety (2009)

by Joris Verster, Seithikurippu Ratnas Pandi-Perumal, Jan G. Ramaekers, Johan J. de Gier

ADHD is a neuropsychiatric disorder that has high inheritability [1]. It manifests before age six, with symptoms of impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention significantly beyond what is age appropriate. By definition, these symptoms must impact ...

Google previewThe ADHD Fix (2013)

by Henry J. Svec, Joshua G Svec

ADHD is a gift that, if nurtured and properly fine-tuned, will allow you to achieve well beyond your nondiagnosed colleagues and friends. You will likely discover that other learning style issues, giftedness, or specific learning disabilities are ...

Google previewAssessing Impairment (2009)

From Theory to Practice by Sam Goldstein, Jack A. Naglieri

Second, ADHD is a disorder for which impairment is especially important due to the high frequency of symptoms in people both with and without the disorder (e.g. , Lewandowski, Lovett, Gordon, & Codding, 2008). Finally, ADHD rarely occurs ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (2009)

by Evelyn B. Kelly

Accidents Acupuncture Adderall Adolescence Adult ADHD Allergies Alternative Medicine Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amphetamine Anxiety Aromatherapy Assessment Tools Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) Auricular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Problems (2008)

by Vincent N. Parrillo

It was first defined as Hyperkinetic Disorder of Childhood in 1957 and was commonly known as hyperactivity or hyperactive syndrome until it was renamed ADHD in 1987. The renaming also represented a shift in focus from hyperactive ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion (2003)

by Thomas P. Gullotta, Martin Bloom

ADHD is commonly comorbid with Conduct Disorder (CD) or Oppositional Defiant Disorder...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)

ADHD itself is not considered a stress disorder. However, it is related to stress in a number of ways. As with most disorders of health, both physical and mental, the symptoms can be aggravated by stress. Many of them can be mimicked by ...

Google previewThe Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education (2013)

by Gary McCulloch, David Crook

HARRIS COOPER HYPERACTIVITY Hyperactivity refers to disruptive behavioural patterns commonly associated with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), a con- dition characterised by excessive levels of motor activity, impulsivity ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2005)

by Arthur Freeman, Stephanie Felgoise

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by behavior disinhibition, overactivity, and difficulty sustaining attention. It affects 3 to 7% of school-age children in the United States. Prevalence ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Canadian Social Work (2009)

by Francis J. Turner

The first effect of the medical model was the diagnostic label Attention Deficit Disorder, later broadened to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Problems with concentration, impulsivity, and hyperactivity were transformed by the act ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena (2007)

by J Gordon Melton

and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep (2012)

ADHD includes three subtypes: predominantly hyperactive–impulsive, predominantly inattentive, and combined hyperactive–impulsive and inattentive. Multiple sclerosis (MS): An autoimmune disease in which myelin sheaths in the central ...

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