Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivitiy Disorder are; having a short
attention span and being easily distracted, appearing forgetful or losing
things, being unable to stick at tasks that are tedious or time-consuming,
constantly changing activity or task or having difficulty organizing tasks.
Symptoms of hyperactivity include; being unable to sit still, being impatient, constantly
fidgeting, excessive physical movement, excessive talking and being impulsive.
Treatment for ADHD is based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). In CBT
dysfunctional thought patterns are identified and replaced with more realistic
or helpfull thoughts. The treatment will also focus on organizational skills
and improvement of self-esteem. For treatment with medication you can consult your GP or a psychiatrist