You Can’t Grow Out of ADHD

Contrary to popular belief, ADHD is not strictly a “child’s condition” or a “result of bad parenting.”

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Some highlights in the inattentive bracket are:

Some highlights from the hyperactive/impulsive bracket are:

“… about 80 percent of young people will continue to have ADHD into adulthood.”

“It used to be thought by professionals and parents that children and teens affected by ADHD would eventually grow out of the disorder.”

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