b'impulsivity. The most commonly diagnosed behavior disorder in young persons, ADHD affects an estimated 3 to 5 percent of young people. Although ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, it is not limited to childrenADHD often persists into adolescence and adulthood and is frequently not diagnosed until later years. There are actually three types of ADHD, each with different symptoms: predominantly inattentive, predominantly hyperactive/impulsive and combined. The most common type of ADHD has a combination of the inattentive and hyperactive/impulsive symptoms. Those with the predominantly inattentive type often: fail to pay close attention to details or make careless mistakes at school, work or home have difficulty sustaining attention to tasks or leisure activities do not seem to listen when spoken to directly dont follow through on instructions and fail to finish schoolwork, chores, or job duties have difficulty organizing tasks and activities avoid, dislike, or are reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort lose things necessary for tasks or activities are easily distracted by extraneous stimuli and are forgetful in daily activities Mental Health Concerns194'