Can adults have ADHD?

… range of symptoms when assessing adults for ADHD because their symptoms tend to be more varied and possibly not as clear cut as symptoms seen in children. To be diagnosed with the condition, an adult must have ADHD symptoms that began in childhood and continued throughout adulthood.26 Health professionals use certain rating scales to determine if an adult meets the diagnostic criteria for ADHD. The mental health professional also will look at the person’s history of childhood behavior and …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… years (for better and for worse). From this understanding, we have realized that ADD / ADHD is NOT just a condition represented by that hyper little boy who can’t sit still, can’t focus, and who is always getting in trouble at school. ADD / ADHD is a condition that affects girls almost equally as in boys. We have also learned a great deal about ADD / ADHD over the lifespan and this condition does not get “outgrown” in adulthood, but simply the symptoms and experience of …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets

… Some medications that are coming out are very promising – some are non-abusable and have few side-effects. I heard Vyvyanse for example is pretty good. I take Adderall, but was not diagnosed until young adulthood. Looking back I think I could have benefitted from medication in school, but I got by pretty well. I think one of the most difficult stereotypes of people with ADD that you have to learn to deal with involves seeming “stupid”. I’m a smart person in college …

Your Questions About Adhd Drugs

… don’t want to waste my money. I appreciate all replies. barry jennings answers: It would depend on how old u are. If u are 20 or older I would say if u would like to try any of these meds go ahead. If u are under that age i would suggest waiting. Your brain chemistry is different and ever changing from birth until adulthood. That is why the meds affect them differently and sometimes bad things happen. I have not heard anything about Jon Bennett. All i could find were his books no …

Your Questions About Adhd In Adults

James asks… ADHD IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS? Scott Gregorio Zuniga Ann M Stotts; Instructor July 31, 2008 ADHD IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a behavioral disorder that is being more recognized in adults and not just children and adolescents. I was diagnosed in the early 80’s as having ADHD and this disorder continued on through my adulthood. ADHD is the single most common chronic behavioral disorder in preadolescent children. Reported rates …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

… cannot argue in court that having a very high mental age [IQ] justifies your use [because that would be unfair to all the idiots with IQs in the lower 70s to lower 90s range who are far more likely to engage in dangerous drinking even into adulthood and are largely the cause of underage drinking that results in arrest]). Why do I even feel like drinking? I’m 17, Atheist, celibate (I’m actually pretty good looking, clean, and well-dressed but I just don’t find any pleasure in …