ADHD diagnoses surge by 70 percent in elderly Americans, intriguing new data shows

 ADHD in the News 2024-05-09

The burgeoning crisis in mental health is often thought of as an affliction reserved for young Americans who are troubled by increasingly uncertain futures. But intriguing new figures suggest this is far from the case. According to a new analysis by healthcare data firm FAIR Health, diagnoses of mental health conditions like anxiety and depression have soared in older Americans, reaching a prevalence higher than ever before.