Let's face the naming thing squarely, head on. ADHD and ADD labels provide more confusion than understanding, more complexity than common sense. Why, because they describe symptoms that remain on the surface.
ADHD Treatment Targets Need Clarification - Reality Changes - If you wonder why you can't get the meds right. If you wonder about diagnosis and the question: "Is it hyperactive, inattentive or combined?" - 'Context' becomes exceedingly important.