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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD Mixed

05/04/2007

Question:

My 7-year old son was recently diagnosed with ADHD-mixed. What does the `mixed` part of the diagnosis mean?

Answer:

Although personally I think there many varieties of ADHD, officially there are three kinds of ADHD. They are: 

Mixed means your son has both inattentive and hyperactive impulsive symptoms.

For more information:

Go to the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Susan Louisa Montauk, MD
Formerly Professor of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati