Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2015), Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.