The following are health and medical definitions of terms that appear in the 10 Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD article.
ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A disorder in which a person is unable to contro...See the entire definition of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Brain: The portion of the central nervous system that is located within the skull. It func...See the entire definition of Brain
Essential: In medicine, of unknown cause, as in essential hypertension (high blood pressur...See the entire definition of Essential
Feedback: Many biologic processes are controlled by feedback, just as the temperature in a...See the entire definition of Feedback
Genetic: Having to do with genes and genetic
Hyperactivity: A higher than normal level of activity. An organ can be described as hyper...See the entire definition of Hyperactivity
Impulsivity: Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought. People who are overly impulsi...See the entire definition of Impulsivity
Motor: Something that produces or refers to motion. For example, a motor neuron is a nerve...See the entire definition of Motor
Nutrition: 1) The science or practice of taking in and utilizing foods. 2) A nourishing ...See the entire definition of Nutrition
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