10 Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD Glossary of Terms

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ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A disorder in which a person is unable to contro...

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Brain: The portion of the central nervous system that is located within the skull. It func...

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Essential: In medicine, of unknown cause, as in essential hypertension (high blood pressur...

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Feedback: In order to maintain a stable internal environment, or homeostasis, the body use...

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Genetic: Having to do with genes and genetic
information.

Hyperactivity: A higher than normal level of activity. An organ can be described as hyper...

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Impulsivity: Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought. People who are overly impulsi...

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Nutrition: 1: The process of taking in food and using it for growth, metabolism, and repai...

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