One of the behavioral categories used to identify the symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, defined as having behavior characterized by overactivity. See also: ADHD See also: Treatment
Abnormally increased activity. Commonly refers to a group of characteristics including constant activity, easy distractibility, impulsiveness, and/or inability to concentrate.
Constant and excessive movement and motor activity.
Behavior which is characterized by excessive motor activity or restlessness.
A condition in which activity that is haphazard, not organized, not goal-oriented, and often repetitive.
Restless, overactive motor movement and behavior. May be aggressive or destructive. Seen in children with hyperactive conditions or persons experiencing a manic episode.
a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement
One of the behavioral categories used to identify the symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, defined as having behavior characterized by overactivity. Back to the top
excessive muscular activity ( Ashwagandha, Tranquil Mind)
Excessive or abnormally increased activity.
Excessive behavior in inappropriate circumstances.
many Marfan Syndrome patients are hyperactive, with, or without, attention deficit disorder. Back to the top
Hyperactivity is marked by high levels of activity and restlessness. It can be treated by medication or diet.
excessive activity in relation to others of the same age and in similar situations.
Abnormal excess of physical action accompanied by restlessness, low tolerance for frustration and short attention span.
Excessive motor function or motility.
a pattern of constant and excessive moving around (usually presumed to be due to central nervous system dysfunction). It is often disorganized and disruptive.
A higher than normal level of activity. An organ can be described as hyperactive if it is more active than usual. Behavior can also be hyperactive. See the entire definition of Hyperactivity
A term used to refer to a syndrome of over-activity, inattentiveness, and impulsivity. The hyperactivity has to occur across a number of different situations for it to be significantly abnormal.
"fidgetiness", restless movement
Disorganized and disruptive behavior characterized by constant and excessive movement. A hyperactive child usually has difficulty sticking to one task for an extended period and may react more intensely to a situation than a normal child.(2)
See Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Sometimes called attention deficit disorder or minimum brain dysfunction, it is a syndrome that affects primarily children and adolescents and is characterized by learning disabilities. The symptoms are associated with functional deviations of the central nervous system, while lacking signs of major neurologic or psychiatric disturbance. Symptoms include inpaired perception, conceptual, language, memory and motor skills. Hyperactivity and decreased attention span are common. The condition is ten times more common in boys and result from genetic factors, biochemical imbalances or perinatal injury or disease. While there is no cure, syptoms eventually subside and treatment includes medication and a modified diet.
Behavior, mostly in children, that is marked by high levels of activity and restlessness.
Elevated hair levels of mercury were found in a study of emotionally disturbed children (Marlowe et al.).
increased muscular activity. Commonly used to describe a condition (ADHD) manifested by constant restlessness, overactivity, distractibility, and difficulty learning at school. Also called hyperkinesis
Excessively active. A hyperactive child usually has difficulty sticking to one task for an extended period and may react more intensely to a situation than a normal child. See also Hyperkinesis.
Excessive activity compared to others of the same age.
Black's medical dictionary, G Macpherson ed; 38th ed A pattern of behaviour in children who have problems concentrating and who are always overreactive.
typical behavior in a child with a sleep disorder which is causing lack of quality sleep
(HY-per-AK-TIH-vih-tee) A higher than normal level of activity. Hyperactivity can be used to describe the increased action of a body function, such as hormone production, or behavior. A person who is hyperactive may seem to be always moving or fidgeting, impulsive, unable to concentrate, and talking too much.
Excessive activity or energy.
Hyperactivity generally refers to a group of behavioral characteristics, such as aggressiveness, constant activity, impulsiveness, and distractibility. The actual behaviors displayed include: fidgeting, an inability to remain seated or still, excessive talking, and an inability to play quietly. Hyperactivity is commonly associated with attention deficit disorder.
A specific nervous-system-based difficulty which makes it hard for a person to control muscle (motor) behavior and results in restlessness, fidgeting, overactive movements.
Hyperactivity is a higher than normal level of activity and restlessness.