Article Discusses AD/HD In Adults.

The York County (ME) Coast Star (4/14, Laurent) reported, “A study, published last month in the journal Pediatrics, suggests nearly 30 percent of those with childhood” attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) “still have the condition as adults – often after discontinuing treatment.” According to the article, “patients usually present with six out of nine symptoms listed for the different types according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,” psychiatrist David Schopick, MD explained. “Adult AD/HD symptoms may include: trouble focusing or concentrating, becoming easily bored, poor attention to details, careless mistakes, forgetfulness, disorganization, failure to complete tasks, low frustration tolerance and trouble coping with stress.”

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— “ADHD can continue into adulthood, “Suzanne Laurent, Seacoast Online, April 14, 2013.

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