We often hear these two terms; ADD and ADHD used interchangeably, however those diagnosed with ADD themselves or parents with children who have ADHD will tell you that these two disorders are very different from each other. Let’s take a look at the difference between ADD and ADHD to help us understand what exactly we are dealing with.
Category | ADD
First diagnosed as a disorder relating to impulsiveness in 1902 in Britain ADHD and ADD have seen many name changes and developments in diagnosis. The more research we do the more we learn about these disorders and find new and alternative treatments for ADHD and ADD.