• ADHD Similar Conditions

Similar Conditions

Learning Disability

  • Learning Disability involves a series of difficulties in learning, including difficulty in reading and spelling (dyslexia), difficulty in writing (dysgraphia) and difficulty in solving mathematical questions (dyscalculia).
  • It has been found that around one third of children with ADHD also have learning Disability.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is commonly associated with ADHD.
  • It shows negative and disruptive behavior, particularly towards people of authority like parents and teachers.

Conduct Disorder

These children have a tendency towards highly antisocial behavior, such as:

  • Stealing toys , money though they have
  • Fighting with siblings and classmates all the time
  • Destruction of anything they get in hand
  • Harming people
  • Harming animals like throwing stones at dogs and crushing insects

Anxiety Disorder

  • Such people are nervous and worry all the time.
  • They portray an inability to relax, being hyperactive and hyper-vigilant all the time.
  • They have difficulty in paying attention and have a low stress-bearing threshold and frequently complain of increased heartbeat, sweating and dizziness.

Tourette's Syndrome

  • Tourette's Syndrome is a condition of the inherited nervous system disease that presents with involuntary movements and sounds called TICS.
  • Tics are sudden, repetitive, irregular movements and sounds through nose, mouth or throat that involve different muscle groups.