What is Attention deficit disorder ADD?

The common name for a neurological ailment with symptoms of inattention, distractability, and poor working memory is ADD (attention deficit disorder). Adults with ADD commonly struggle with executive skills, miss appointments frequently, have problems focusing on schoolwork, and have trouble keeping track of time. Patients who exhibit these symptoms may have what doctors now refer to as Predominantly Inattentive Type ADHD. Although it is no longer a recognized medical diagnosis, the word "ADD" is nevertheless frequently used to describe a specific set of symptoms that are included in the broader category of "ADHD."

Symptoms of ADD:

-Poor working memory inattention
-Poor executive function

The Difference Between ADD and ADHD
Technically, attention deficit disorder (ADD) is no longer a recognised medical condition, although it is frequently used to describe symptoms of Predominantly Inattentive Type ADHD. Both the hyperactive and inattentive subtypes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are referred to as ADHD by medical professionals since 1941. Nevertheless, the label "ADD" is still often used by parents, educators, and other adults.


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