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ADHD in Adults

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Once thought to be a condition exclusively existing in children, ADHD in adults is a relatively new concept.  Often times, people have been suffering from ADHD symptoms for their entire lives, yet went diagnosed due to the lack of awareness of the condition.  Adults may not "outgrow" ADHD or learn to cope with the symptoms, leading to difficulties later in life.

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  Sometimes, a diagnosis of ADHD does not come easily. Sometimes there are years of pain before a diagnosis. So it was for Stardust. At the age of 52 she was diagnosed with ADHD and has said, "Suddenly, everything made sense."   It was not as if Stardust was not familiar with mental illness or had not been in therapy before. She was…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted ADHD Book Review: The Queen of… The Queen of Distraction: How Women with ADHD Can Conquer Chaos, Find Focus…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Primary vs. Secondary Depression in… Depression is common among both children and adults with ADHD. Almost…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on My relative with untreated severe ADHD Thank you for sharing your story.   Unfortunately, as you know, if your…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Conversational Skills for Adults with… For adults with ADHD, conversational skills don’t always come…

07/28/14

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