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What is the predominantly hyperactive/impulsive type of ADHD?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type is one of the three types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This is the least common type of ADHD in children. People with the predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type of ADHD often have a high amount of physical energy. It is hard for them to be quiet and sit still. As a result, kids with this type of ADHD may struggle in a traditional classroom.

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