The following are health and medical definitions of terms that appear in the Tips for Parenting a Teen 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
Diagnosis: 1 The nature of a disease; the identification of an illness. 2 A ...See the entire definition of Diagnosis
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
Nutrition: 1) The science or practice of taking in and utilizing foods. 2) A nourishing ...See the entire definition of Nutrition
Pregnancy: The state of carrying a developing embryo or fetus within the female body. Thi...See the entire definition of Pregnancy
Pregnant: The state of carrying a developing fetus within the body.
Stress: In a medical or biological context stress is a physical, mental, or emotional fact...See the entire definition of Stress
Symptom: Any subjective evidence of disease. In contrast, a sign is objective. Blood comin...See the entire definition of Symptom
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