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Can adults get attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

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A lot of the time it’s not hard to spot attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kids. But adults can have more subtle symptoms. This means many adults struggle with ADHD and may not know they have it. They may not realize that many of the problems they face, including staying organized or being on time, relate back to ADHD.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Can adults have ADHD?” “What causes ADHD?” “What are the symptoms of ADHD in children?"

American Association of Family Physicians: “Adult ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment in Family Medicine.”

Barkley, R. 2007. Journal of Safety Research,

National Resource Center on ADHD: “Marriage and Partnerships," “Workplace Issues.” 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.”

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Can adults have ADHD?” “What causes ADHD?” “What are the symptoms of ADHD in children?"

American Association of Family Physicians: “Adult ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment in Family Medicine.”

Barkley, R. 2007. Journal of Safety Research,

National Resource Center on ADHD: “Marriage and Partnerships," “Workplace Issues.” 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.”

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

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