اٹینشن ڈیفیسیٹ یائپر ایکٹیویٹی ڈس آڈر سے متاثرہ افراد توجہ کے ارتکاز اور اضطراری رویوں پر قابو نہیں رکھ سکتے۔ اکثر یہ بیماری بچوں میں تشخیص کی جاتی ہے جو کہ بہت زیادہ اچھل کود اور بے ہنگم رویوں کا باعث بنتی ہے۔ اس بیماری سے متاثرہ بچے اور بڑے غیر معمولی طور پر حرلت پیں رہتے ہیں، بیت زیادہ بولنا، توجی مرتکز نہ کر سکنا، اور دی گئی ہدایات پر عمل پیرا نہ ہو سکنا اس بیماری کی چند علامات میں شامل ہیں۔
ADHD is an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The condition is one of the most prevalent childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, commonly diagnosed in childhood and lasts far into adulthood. Children with ADHD may struggle to pay attention, manage impulsive behaviors (doing without considering the consequences), or be highly active. While symptoms of hyperactivity get better with age, inattention, disorganization, and substandard impulse control persist throughout teenage and remain in adulthood.
ADHD Facts and Figures
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US, the cases of ADHD in children have doubled in the last few decades. They also report that every 5 in 10 children with ADHD have behavioral issues. Some facts and statistics about ADHD reported by an article in the Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences are given below:
|Prevalence in Pakistan||2.49%|
|At-Risk Gender||Males are 3 times more at risk|
|Age for Early symptoms||3 to 4 Years|
|Average Age for Diagnosis||7 Years|
|Problems related to ADHD||Anxiety, Depression, Learning difficulties, and Sleep problems|
|Specialists who Treat ADHD||Psychiatrists|
Losing focus, misbehaving, and hyperactivity in children are common. So, how to know if your child has ADHD? Children with this condition don't just grow out of these behaviors. ADHD symptoms in toddlers, children, and adults can include:
Although the cause and risk factors of ADHD are unknown, recent research indicates that heredity plays a significant influence. Scientists are also investigating other causes and risk factors along with genetics, including:
There is no way to prevent ADHD, but avoiding cigarettes, alcohol, or other drugs during pregnancy may help you. The treatment options can include the following:
There are different strategies to deal with ADHD in adults. Good treatment plans include close monitoring, follow-ups, and making adjustments, when necessary, along the way. You can now consult with the Best Psychiatrists in Pakistan from the comfort of your home through Marham.
Diagnoses of ADHD are very different and so are the plans for treatment and prevention. As per the American Psychiatric Association, there are three types of ADHD:
1. Inattentive Type
To be diagnosed with the inattentive type of ADHD, the individual must display at least six of the nine symptoms that follow:
2. Hyperactive-Impulsive Type
To be diagnosed with the hyperactive-impulsive type of ADHD, the individual must display at least six of the nine symptoms that follow:
3. Combined Type
The combined type, which has both inattentive and hyperactive-impulse ADHD symptoms, is the most frequently diagnosed ADHD type.