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Can Children Outgrow Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


can children outgrow ADHD?Introduction

It can be argued whether or not children have the tendency to outgrow symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. To be specific, the answer to this dilemma will be answered throughout this article. On the basis of this topic, adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder does exist. Therefore, children can outgrow Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. However, some children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder do not outgrow the symptoms associated with this disorder. This article will describe why adults have the tendency to not outgrow Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In The Work Field

Adults can experience symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the work field. Adults can experience difficulty organizing their desks, attending meetings on time, taking notes at meetings, and returning phone calls from important co-workers and supervisors. The list goes on. Bottom line is adults can experience symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the work field.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder At Home

In addition to experiencing symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the work field, another area where Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can impact the lives of adults is at home. Adults can experience difficulty organizing their homes and completing their errands around the house and in stores.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder On The Roads

In addition to experiencing symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the work field and at home, symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can also be experienced on the roads. This can occur in the form of speeding tickets, traffic violations, road rage, and car accidents.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder With Family Relationships

In addition to experiencing symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the work field, home, and on the roads, the symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adulthood can show up in family relationships. For instance, individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder may lack boundaries and become impulsive at times. This can interfere with family relationships.

Conclusion

This article has provided several arguments supporting the side that children do not outgrow Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As stated in this article, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults can appear in the work field, at home, on the roads, and also through family relationships. To conclude this article, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not just a disorder that appears in children. It also appears in adults, as well.

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Can Children Outgrow Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


Lauren Walters

My name is Lauren Walters. I am currently heading into my final semester of graduate school for Mental Health Counseling in the Spring of 2016. Through my own experiences with mental illness, I love to inspire others through my writings and reassure them that they can live healthy, productive lives, despite mental illness. I hope you enjoy my articles. Feel free to comment. I will be sure to respond to you questions and/or comments in a prompt manner. Enjoy!


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APA Reference
Walters, L. (2016). Can Children Outgrow Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 14, 2020, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/living-with-adhd/2016/08/can-children-outgrow-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/

 

Last updated: 6 Aug 2016
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