Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in an adult is often not noticed because the person may maintain
relationships and hold a steady job. It is not unusual for a parent to discover
he or she has ADHD when his or her child is diagnosed with the disorder. The
key to the diagnosis of ADHD for an adult is the presence of symptoms before he
or she was 7 years old.
adults is often seen as:
Inattention in adults is often seen
Symptoms of ADHD in adults may affect:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of:
May 3, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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