ADHD-DescriptionMost people have heard the term ADHD but few really know what it is. ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a condition that affects approximately 3 percent to 7 percent of the population.

Sometimes the difference between ADHD and Attention Deficit Disorder(ADD) are confused to be the same thing, but are a little different. ADHD has attention deficitand hyperactivity. ADD primarily means that you have trouble with paying attention. Every body has some symptoms of ADHD, but that does not mean they have ADHD. To have ADHD, your symptoms must be very strong.[1]


  1. ^ Logan, Darcy. "Description of ADHD | eHow.com." eHow | How To Do Just About Everything! | How To Videos & Articles | eHow.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. <http://www.ehow.com/facts_5187621_description-adhd.html>.