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What is the outlook for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

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Overall, hyperactivity tends to go down with age. But inattention usually lasts into adulthood. Treatment can help, and most children with ADHD eventually adjust. But as many as 30 percent of kids with ADHD also have learning problems that ADHD treatment may not help.

From: Symptoms of ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

CDC: "Symptoms of ADHD." 

American Psychiatric Association. 

Searight, H.R.   November 2000.  Am Fam Physician,

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , 5th Ed. (DSM-V). 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2017

SOURCES: 

CDC: "Symptoms of ADHD." 

American Psychiatric Association. 

Searight, H.R.   November 2000.  Am Fam Physician,

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , 5th Ed. (DSM-V). 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2017

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