A Motor Activity Database of Patients with ADHD.

The (size 51.6MB) archive contains actigraph data collected from 51 patients with ADHD and 52 clinical controls.


@inproceedings{Hicks2021, title = {{HYPERAKTIV: An Activity Dataset from Adult Patients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)}}, author = { Steven Hicks and Andrea Stautland and Ole Bernt Fasmer and Wenche Førland and Hugo Lewi Hammer and Pål Halvorsen and Kristin Mjeldheim and Ketil Joachim Oedegaard and Berge Osnes and Vigdis Elin Giæver Syrstad and Michael Riegler and Petter Jakobse }, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference}, doi = {10.1145/3458305.3478454}, year = {2021} }


HYPERAKTIV is a public dataset containing health, activity, andheart rate data from adult patients diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, better known as ADHD. The dataset consists of data collected from 51 patients with ADHD and 52 clinical controls. In addition to the activity and heart rate data, we also include a series of patient attributes such as their age, sex, and information about their mental state, as well as output data from a computerized neuropsychological test.

Ethics approval

In this study, we used fully anonymized data approved by Privacy Data Protection Authority. Furthermore, we confirm that all experiments were performed in accordance with the relevant guidelines and regulations of the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics - South East Norway, and the GDPR.


Email steven (_at_) simula (_dot_) no if you have any questions about the dataset and our research activities. We always welcome collaboration and joint research!