ERIC Number: EJ436910
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Nature and Characteristics of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Frick, Paul J.; Lahey, Benjamin B.
School Psychology Review, v20 n2 p163-73 1991
Current research on the basic characteristics of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (childhood hyperactivity) is reviewed, and a critique of the most recent classification system is given. The current definition ignores important distinctions among the attention deficit disorders. Primary symptoms and associated adjustment problems are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Children, Classification, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Family Characteristics, Heredity, Hyperactivity, Literature Reviews, Neurological Impairments, Psychological Studies, Student Adjustment, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Mini-Series: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders in Children: Clinical and Treatment Issues."