attention deficit disorder


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attention deficit disorder

[ə′ten·shən ¦def·ə·sət dis‚ȯr·dər]
(psychology)
A psychiatric disorder of childhood characterized by attention span problems and impulsivity.
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ADDitude will also celebrate ADHD Awareness Week by joining forces with the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) to sponsor special education initiatives for individuals and ADHD professionals.
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She has opened the first clinic in Dublin offering the treatment, which is also specifically designed to attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyspraxia.

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