ADHD is not just a problem for kids. More than 30 percent of children diagnosed carry it into adulthood, sometimes with pretty severe consequences. Trace explores this hotly debated topic.
“ADHD Doesn’t Go Away”
“Picture someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, and you probably conjure up an image of an elementary school-age boy.”
“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)”
“Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood.”
“Rowdy, rambunctious, out-of-control children are nothing new, but when is a child’s misbehavior something more than that?”
“ADHD Is Over-Diagnosed, Experts Say”
“What experts and the public have already long suspected is now supported by representative data collected by researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and University of Basel: ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is over-diagnosed. ”
“ADHD Diagnosis Rate In Kids Up Nearly 25 Percent: Study”
New research suggests the rate at which children are being diagnosed with attention hyperactivity disorder has increased by nearly 25 percent in the last decade for reasons that remain largely unknown.
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