Hyperactivity syndrome, known as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), is a clinical entity characterized by children who have a wandering attention, which they fail to incorporate and assimilate information properly or enough.
This syndrome, always called as hyperactivity is not always categorized in the same manner as was previously known under different names. Such as: minimal brain dysfunction, hyperkinetic syndrome or hyperactive child syndrome. The current term name or reached after many years in an attempt to unify criteria and various opinions.
Logically it does not affect everyone equally. It is estimated that suffer between 5 and 9% of school-age children, being far more common in boys than in girls. But more often is that only affect children of small age, it is possible to find adults with this syndrome. Restless people who can not stop touching things with their hands and they always have to be doing something. (more…)