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Do I have ADD? Roughly two-thirds of people who experienced ADHD symptoms as a child will continue to experience ADHD symptoms as an adultthough its manifestations tend to shift and change with age. But many people with attention deficit — particularly its inattentive symptoms — are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed as children.
About half of kids with ADHD still have it in adulthood. A diagnosis can be important. Adults with ADHD tend to have lower incomes as well as higher rates of accidents, unplanned pregnancies, and substance abuse than those without it, says Martin W.
Adult ADHD can lead to unstable relationships, poor work or school performance, low self-esteem, and other problems. Though it's called adult ADHDsymptoms start in early childhood and continue into adulthood. In some cases, ADHD is not recognized or diagnosed until the person is an adult. In adults, hyperactivity may decrease, but struggles with impulsiveness, restlessness and difficulty paying attention may continue.
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Learn more about the symptoms of autism in adults here. Autism is generally characterized by social and communication difficulties and by repetitive behaviors. Symptoms of autism occur in three main areas:.
Have you ever wondered — am I really an adult? I mean, who decides when and where we become this ambiguously mature word? Read these 17 signs to see just how emerging into adulthood you really are.
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You may be well on your way to becoming a responsible adult. Over the past few years, the word "adulting" has become a popular way to describe the process of growing up and learning how to be independent. Some big-picture concepts or responsibilities you might associate with adulthood include paying the billsfinding a career pathand figuring out your purpose in life.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD affects about 5 percent of children, and about half of them will carry those symptoms into adulthood, says the American Psychiatric Association. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that numbers are even higher in smaller community samples. On top of that, many adults with ADHD have never been diagnosed. Untreated ADHD can cause numerous mental and physical problems that can put a strain on relationships and cause difficulties in many aspects of everyday life.