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Not Your Kid’s ADHD


Symptoms of the condition can appear later in life.


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often is considered a condition that’s diagnosed in childhood, bringing to mind fidgety, impulsive
youngsters. But two studies published in June in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry suggest ADHD symptoms can also appear in early
adulthood.


Researchers in the two studies tested over 7,000 children for ADHD at various stages in childhood, re-examining them at age 18. Currently, diagnosis
requires symptoms to begin be…

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