Etymology
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attention deficit disorder (n.)

(abbreviated ADD), introduced as a diagnosis in the third edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (1980), from attention in the "power of mental concentration" sense. Expanded to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ("the co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone;" ADHD) in DSM-III (1987).

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Definitions of attention deficit disorder

attention deficit disorder (n.)
a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders;
Synonyms: add / attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / adhd / hyperkinetic syndrome / minimal brain dysfunction / minimal brain damage / mbd
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