Childhood ADHD may lead to problems later in life

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A new study finds that nearly a third of those diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children still had the condition in their late 20’s.

Even those whose ADHD diagnosis did not continue into adulthood were more likely to suffer from at least one psychiatric condition other than ADHD such as alcohol or substance abuse, depression, or anxiety.

The researchers say people diagnosed with ADHD were also more likely to commit suicide.

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