Young Adults and ADHD

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Many young adults with ADHD, don’t develop symptoms until later in life.
 
A new study of nearly 200 adults with ADHD found two-thirds did not meet the criteria for the condition when they were assessed as a child.
 
Researchers say people with later onset ADHD had higher IQ’s and fewer childhood behavior problems than those who were diagnosed earlier.
 
But by young adulthood, both groups of patients had similar symptoms and elevated rates of mental health disorders. 

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