Teenage and Adult ADHD
The diagnosis of adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is increasing and many factors contribute to the rise. More than 60% of children diagnosed as children with continue to have symptoms into adulthood and many parents realize that they exhibit symptoms of ADHD during the process of having a child diagnosed. About 3 to 5 percent, or about 2 million, American teens suffer from ADHD. Approximately 4.4 percent of the adult U.S. population has ADHD, but less than 20 percent of these individuals seek professional help for it.
Adult ADHD. according to the Mayo Clinic, is a mental health disorder that includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Adult ADHD can lead to unstable relationships, poor work or school performance, low self-esteem, and other problems. Though it’s called adult ADHD, symptoms start in early childhood and continue into adulthood. In some cases, ADHD is not recognized or diagnosed until the person is an adult.
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