ADD & ADHD
ADD - Think Before You Use Drugs
ADD is attention deficit disorder. It is characterized by a poor or short attention span and impulsiveness inappropriate for the child's age, with or without hyperactivity. (With hyperactivity, it is called ADHD.) Hyperactivity is a level of activity and excitement in a child so high that it concerns the parents or caregivers. The diagnosis of ADD usually requires that the child display at least eight of the following symptoms.