Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders are one of the most common psychological illnesses influencing nearly 5% of children and about 2.5% of adults. These disorders can cause an inability to focus on one task at a time and difficulty sitting still.
Symptoms of the disorders are categorized as inattention, hyperactivity or impulsivity and may include:
Typical treatment for ADD and ADHD includes the use of prescription stimulant medications whose release can be either short or long-acting. Contact Psychiatry Associates of Baton Rouge to request an appointment and learn more about these conditions and available treatment options.