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How does ADHD affect employment?

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One national survey showed that only half of adults with ADHD were able to hold down a full-time job, compared to 72% of adults without the disorder. When they were able to secure a job, they tended to earn less than their peers without it. Those job problems translate into nearly $77 billion in lost income each year.

From: ADHD in the Workplace WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Attention Deficit Disorder Association: "ADHD Fact Sheet."

Barkley, R. New York, Guilford Press, 2008. ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says,

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on July 12, 2018

SOURCES:

Attention Deficit Disorder Association: "ADHD Fact Sheet."

Barkley, R. New York, Guilford Press, 2008. ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says,

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on July 12, 2018

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