What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

ADHD is also known as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder that is found in five to seven percent of children. These children grow to be disruptive, distracted, hyperactive and defiant against parents, peers and teachers.

Symptoms of ADHD

The description of the disorder can vary slightly depending on the patient and is therefore a bit controversial. However, there are a number of different systems that could possibly occur and each one is as important or relevant as the other. The following is a short list of some of the signs or symptoms to look for in ADHD patients.

  • difficulty paying attention
  • distracted by irrelevant noises
  • careless mistakes in school
  • never finishes homework
  • forgetfulness
  • daydreaming
  • restless
  • disruptive
  • fidgety

Dr. Robert LoPresti's Method

Robert W. LoPresti, Ph.D. treats clients and their families with the respect and compassion they deserve. If you've been diagnosed with ADHD/ADD, a therapist can help you develop strategies for overcoming your greatest challenges and building strong, positive relationships. When you come to Robert W. LoPresti, Ph.D. for ADHD/ADD therapy, you'll benefit from:

  • Convenient office hours
  • Easy appointment scheduling
  • Attentive staff
    ADHD/ADD doesn’t have to define you. If you or a family member has been diagnosed with ADHD/ADD, come to Robert W. LoPresti, Ph.D. to learn more about your options for treatment. Call today to schedule an appointment.