- Key Findings - Persistence of ADHD Symptoms
- ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment - New data on trends and age of diagnosis.
- Children's Mental Disorders- A Journey for Parents and Children.
- Medscape Video—ADHD: Do parents know If Their Child Has Been Diagnosed?
- Updated Guidelines—Children can now be diagnosed and treated for ADHD from ages 4 to 18.
People with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active. Although ADHD can't be cured, it can be successfully managed and some symptoms may improve as the child ages.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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