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hyperactivity,

excessive physical activity of emotional or physiological origin, usually seen in young children; one of the components of attention deficit hyperactivity disorderattention deficit hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD), formerly called hyperkinesis or minimal brain dysfunction, a chronic, neurologically based syndrome characterized by any or all of three types of behavior: hyperactivity, distractibility, and impulsivity.
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hyperactivity

[¦hī·pər·ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(physiology)
Excessive or pathologic activity.
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It is characterised by three types of problems: Impulsivity; Hyperactivity and Inattention.
In conclusion, we present evidence supporting the notion that attention-deficit and hyperactivity symptoms seen in adult ADHD is not directly related to ND but possibly through a mediating effect of other psychiatric conditions.
ADHD People with this type of ADHD don't exhibit signs of hyperactivity or impulsivity.
The primary aim was to determine if supplementation reduced parental reports of hyperactivity and inattention, using the Conner Parent Rating Scales (CPRS).
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
But there is a very clear message that sugar does not cause hyperactivity in children.
Those who had consumed energy drinks were 66% more likely to report hyperactivity than those who had not.
While more research is needed to better understand the effects and mechanisms linking sweetened beverages and hyperactivity, previous research has shown a strong correlation between children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and poor academic outcomes, greater difficulties with peer relationships, and increased susceptibility to injuries.
First 45 people of the research population were taken up from the children with hyperactivity and the questionnaire of CSI-4 was given to the parents of these children.
60 mg/kg per day; they reported a significant association between the SLC6A5 polymorphism G1287A and responsiveness to MPH (based on decreases in scores for hyperactivity and impulsiveness but not in scores for inattentiveness).
Children were followed from infancy to age 7, when parents completed the Behavioral Assessment System for Children, 2nd Edition (BASC-2), assessing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and related symptoms including attention problems, aggression, conduct problems and atypical behavior.
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