Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What is ADHD? It is very important to know about its symptoms and challenges in children


ADHD i.e. attention deficit hyperactive disorder is a mental health problem. Due to this problem, there is a lot of change in the behavior of both the children and the elders, but more and more children are suffering from this disease. Due to its lack of investigation and treatment, it can also cause serious problems. Because of this, memory becomes weak and the ability to focus on something is also reduced. According to a study in India, 11.32% of primary school children suffer from ADHD and its prevalence is found to be higher in men (66.7%) than in women (33.3%). Let us know in detail about its symptoms and challenges.

Symptoms of ADHD

•  Do not do any work correctly.
•  Having difficulty following instructions.
•  Don’t listen to anything
•  Talk too much
•  Do not remember anything.
•  Always be sad
•  To annoy others too much.

ADHD Challenges

ADHD may also cause other common mental health problems such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and other major learning disabilities such as dyslexia or dyscalgia.


Due to hyperactivity and lack of focus, people with ADHD usually face difficulties in their school and office as they are unable to perform well and often lose their jobs or are fed up by peers at school Go, due to which they become victims of depression.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

About 50 to 80 percent of people are affected by the obsessive-compulsive disorder challenge of ADHD. The symptoms of ADHD are different from the symptoms of OCD. People in OCD suffer from persistent thoughts and fantasies, after which they work according to need. On the other hand, people with ADHD often try to do the same thing over and over again as they are unable to perform well for the first time. Because of this, the symptoms of both are different.

Reduced learning ability

Learning ability in ADHD is not reduced, but it can pose some challenges such as dyslexia or dyscalculia. People with dyslexia have difficulty reading or pronouncing words, while people with dyskalemia often face difficulties in understanding numbers. Both these challenges can cause problems in focusing and understanding any subject.

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