The symptoms of ADD
In children, the three major
symptoms are hyperactivity,
impulsiveness, and inattentiveness. In
the American Psychiatric Association's
diagnostic manual, the disorder is
divided into three classes, depending on
whether it involves all three symptoms
(the vast majority of cases), the first two
only, or mainly the third (relatively
uncommon). Hyperactivity is usually the
first symptom to be noticed, since it is
obvious at an age when not much
sustained attention or impulse
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