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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a buzz phrase that is often used to describe children (and adults) who can’t sit still. But what is ADHD really? And how do those with ADHD and those without differ in terms of behaviour and actual brain structure and function?
ADHD (formerly known as ADD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. It affects approximately 1 in 20 children in South Africa (as well as around 1 million adults), with the disorder being diagnosed three times more in males than females. In 2015 over 51 million people worldwide were reported to be diagnosed with ADHD.
Reading Time: 3 minutes ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a disorder that is …