6 Signs of ADHD

Nia Deviyana    •    14 September 2016 22:44 WIB
6 Signs of ADHD
Illustration (Photo: AFP/Narinder Nanu)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects millions of children in the world.

ADHD is a brain disorder marked by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.

Dr. Leonardi Goenawan, psychiatrist at Pondok Indah Hospital in Jakarta, mentioned several signs of the disorder.

1. Chidren with ADHD are inattentive and forgetful. As a result, children with the disorder face social challenges. 

2. Difficult to concentrate. Easily distracted.

3. Difficult to organize works and activities.

4. Avoiding tasks that need a lot of concentration.

5. Easily forgetting important information.

6. Difficult to sit still. Constantly moving and talking. Love to interrupt or disturb others.