Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of ADHD Across the Lifespan

 ADHD in the News 2021-02-11

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders in childhood worldwide, with an estimated prevalence of 7.2%.1 At least two-thirds of those diagnosed with ADHD as children will continue to experience symptoms into adulthood.2 In childhood and adolescence, boys are more than twice as likely as girls to be diagnosed with ADHD...Untreated ADHD can cause significant consequences, such as impairments in school and work performance as well as relationship difficulties, with subsequent mental health sequelae.3