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What problems in life do adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have?

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Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are more likely to:

  • Get more speeding tickets, have their license suspended, or be involved in more crashes
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Use alcohol or drugs more often
  • Have less money
  • Say they have psychological trouble like being depressed or have anxiety

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

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