How prevalent is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults? Well, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), “ADHD, one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents, also affects an estimated 4.1 percent of adults, ages 18-44 in a given year." This guide is an all-inclusive resource guide for everyone whose lives are touched by this disorder.
These are chilling statistics, and the rise of conditions like ADHD has given birth to a whole new set of questions. What are the symptoms and diagnosis? What types of medications are used for treatment? Can I be cured?
For the answers to these and other questions about this disorder, you’ll find a wealth of resources in our complete library of articles by the best Bright Hub writers. You’ll find information on topics like these:
- Medications like Aricept, Adderall, and Ritalin
- What it is and effective coping strategies
- Facts and research
- Data and statistics
- Diet and nutrition
This guide is designed to be your one-stop source for everything related to this disorder, no matter what your interest level may be.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), "Data & Statistics"