Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

There is quite a bit of information available - both good and bad - about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder available, but it is still misunderstood by many people. This behavioral disorder affects a child's ability in one or more of the following ways - hyper-activity, impulsive behavior, or inattentiveness. The symptoms vary quite a bit from child to child, but treatment is available no matter what symptoms appear. Here at GoMentor.com, you can find therapists that use online therapy to help with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Before showing how you can get help, here are some other facts about the symptoms of ADHD and some of the risks associated with this behavioral disorder.

Symptoms of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 

There are two general types of this disorder - inattentiveness and hyperactivity and impulsivity. The symptoms are going to vary depending on which type is present, but in general signs of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder include the following.


  • An inability to pay attention and stay focused are two symptoms that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder might be present.
  • Hyper-activity is another indicator that ADHD may be a problem.
  • Lack of follow through is another common problem with children who suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
  • Organization problems are frequently found in children with ADHD.
  • Problems playing quietly
  • Excessive talking
  • Impatience and an inability for a child to wait their turn is another sign of ADHD.

As mentioned, the symptoms are going to be different depending on the type of ADHD present, but the above should give you an idea on whather attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is a problem. Once ADHD is diagnosed, it is important to look at all the treatment options available.

Dangers of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 

If this disorder is dealt with using drugs alone, there are risks of becoming dependent on the medicine. If left untreated, ADHD may cause other mental disorders to appear, including depression or substance abuse. This is why therapy and counseling are such good ways to help with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Treatment for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 

Because of the risks associated with ADHD, getting treatment is important. Here at GoMentor.com, we offer online therapy for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. With online therapy sessions with highly skilled professionals who specialize in behavior disorders like ADHD the online treatment available at GoMentor.com can help deal with all the issues that come with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Definition of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is defines as a problem with over-activity, inattentiveness, impulsivity or a combination of the three. Symptoms vary wildly but may include hyper-activity, lack of follow through, organization problems, impatience and other physical and psychological problems. Therapy and counseling are helpful with treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Symptoms of / Reasons for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Inability to stay focused
  • Hyper-activity
  • Inability to pay attention
  • Lack of follow through
  • Organization problems
  • Problems playing quietly
  • Excessive talking
  • Impatience

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