ADHD - what is it?
attention; deficit; hyperactivity; disorder; ADHD; ADD;
People with ADHD have trouble concentrating, especially when working, doing school work or when there is a lot going on around them. Their behaviour may cause problems at work, school and at home. Other people may not realise that the person with ADHD is not trying to cause trouble. ADHD makes it hard work to concentrate, stay still, be quiet and lots of other things.
We recommend that you look at the information on the Better Health Channel about ADHD. The Better Health Channel Is a website of the Government of Victoria, Australia.
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor or other health professional.