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Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Tree Number(s)
F03.625.094.150
Unique ID
D001289
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001289
Annotation
not confined to children; do not confuse with HYPERKINESIS; may appear in the literature as ADDH or ADHD
Scope Note
A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)
Entry Term(s)
ADDH
ADHD
Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorders with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Brain Dysfunction, Minimal
Hyperkinetic Syndrome
Minimal Brain Dysfunction
Previous Indexing
Brain Damage, Chronic (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
84; was HYPERKINETIC SYNDROME 1981-83; was MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION 1973-80
Online Note
use ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER WITH HYPERACTIVITY to search HYPERKINETIC SYNDROME 1981-83 & MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION 1969-80 (as Prov 1969-72)
History Note
84; was HYPERKINETIC SYNDROME 1981-83; was MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION 1969-80 (Prov 1969-72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity Preferred
Attention Deficit Disorder Related
Brain Dysfunction, Minimal Broader
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