Connected Problems to ADHD

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Identifying whether an individual has an ADHD is a very difficult diagnosis. The disorder can be wrongly diagnosed and associated with other attention and hyperactivity problems. Seven out of ten children with ADHD have are having other problems related with the disorder. There are various disorders and health problems that are both directly and indirectly associated with ADHD.

One of those is the Oppositional Defiant Disorder or ODD and Conduct Disorder or CD. Thirty five out of one hundred children diagnosed with ADHD are also experiencing Oppositional Defiant Disorder. ODD is usually described by stubbornness, high and too much temper, disobedience and insolence. CD is also similarly indicated by ODD's symptoms but is more aggressive and violent. Children having conduct disorder are more prone in having troublesome situations with their friends, at home and in school. Both oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder are usually diagnosed together with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder.

Another disorder commonly diagnosed with ADHD is the Mood Disorder. Eight out of ten children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder usually suffer from depression. Children with mood disorders are having the feeling and emotion of low self value, inadequate, lonely and disappointed when it comes to school performances, issues with friends and other social life concerns.

Anxiety Disorders

Twenty out of one hundred children with ADHD also experience Anxiety Disorders. Due to the anxiety they are experiencing together with inattention and hyperactivity, they are usually found with indicators like too much worry, fear and doubt. These symptoms can give them physical problems like the fast and not normal beating of their heart, too much sweating, stomach aches, diarrhea and the like. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette Syndrome are closely related to ADHD and are diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder. Motor and vocal tics characterized with movements and sounds that are recurring can also be experienced by the patient. If children are suspected of having any of the mentioned, it must be properly addressed to a doctor or a specialist.

Learning Disabilities

Approximately half of the children diagnosed with ADHD have learning disabilities. They are usually having dyslexia or problems with reading, and handwriting problems. Though ADHD is not a learning disability it is still greatly associated with ADHD for the inattention and hyperactivity of the patient can influence his performance and learning ability in school.

Know what is connected to ADHD to help those who are undergoing it.

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Dr. John E. Neyman, Jr.
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This article was published on 2012/02/27