Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) – causes, symptoms & pathology

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) – causes, symptoms & pathology

What most people know—or think they know—about attention deficit disorder, or ADD, is that it’s used to describe somebody who can’t stay focused…and when they REALLY can’t focus, they have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. This continuum from one to the next isn’t quite how it works, though. ADD and ADHD are actually synonymous,…