RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER

A condition listed in DSM-III; child having been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed at a later date as having attention-deficit disorder (ADD), with the hyperactivity having ceased.

RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER: "Residual attention-deficit disorder is characterized by the cessation of a previously diagnosed hyperactivity component."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/residual-attention-deficit-disorder/ (accessed July 26, 2017).
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