ADHD in Childhood May Mean Financial Struggles Later

 ADHD in the News 2019-12-19

Children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tend to lag behind their peers long after they leave school, earning less as adults and living with their parents longer, a new study finds. This is often true even if the hallmark symptoms of the disorder -- including inability to focus, hyperactivity, fidgetiness and impulsivity -- appear to have abated...The study was published online recently in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.