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whats the difference with ADD and Ahdd
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Hi!
ADHD is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, ADD is Attention Deficit Disorder with or without hyperactivity. The former is medically Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR), while the latter is DSM-IIIR.  
ADHD is also called AHDD or attention hyperactivity deficit disorder. So the basic difference is the presence of hyper-activity along with attention deficit in AHDD. Hope this helps. Take care!
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD is when hyperactivity is also present alongside symptoms of ADD

ADD is when attention is not kept for long periods of time

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its not the same a all ill tell u that much
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add. is a condition where ur leraning but its a delayed learning , its at ur pace to ur intrest , we r both angry most of the time due to a lack of conectivity to are brains and are spirit . like are thoughts and are impulses are diffrent. almost like a seziure  but we are aware of what we cant but we cant help it like theres 2 of us bu its just one. it takes alot to set us straight and we need support , we need others and thats on my add side . the adhd are very independent one on one kind of people and more prone to other bi-polars and skitzo frenia were add is more depression and anxiotys . more like we have to wait for are brains to catch up with are thoughts , we think 3 times at the same time , and adhd can only focus on one at a time . most comes in age and some are trigered by new hormones . ur begining helps leads up to it. but support and unconditional love and understanding helps. plus observing and catching a child before 4 years old really helpd because they have major growth spurts around and or at every year later of the life . pareants have to relize that alot of what they unintentinally do affects here child . its not ur fault they have special needs but u are now in controle of how sever it gets ... aka the brain
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i dont have the greatest key boared but i also have dislexic tendencys . i think about my impulses but i still do them were adhd do and then think
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