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ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects both children and adults. It is characterised by a persistent pattern of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that is beyond what is considered normal for a person’s age and developmental stage. This disorder is often diagnosed in childhood, but can also be diagnosed in adulthood. People with ADHD may struggle with paying attention, following through on tasks, organising and managing time, and controlling their impulses. This can lead to difficulties in academic, social, and professional settings. ADHD is a complex disorder and the exact cause is still unknown, but it is believed to be a combination of genetic, environmental, and neurological factors. While there is no cure for ADHD, there are various treatment options available, including medication, therapy, and lifestyle changes. It is important to note that ADHD is not a result of bad parenting or a lack of intelligence, but rather a neurological condition that requires understanding and support from those around the individual. With proper diagnosis and management, individuals with ADHD can lead successful and fulfilling lives.