1. Parenting
Send to a Friend via Email

ADHD Study Finds Long Term Implications

By October 28, 2012

Follow me on:

Adults who were diagnosed with ADHD as a child may take pause at a new study on the learning disability. The recent study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry was a follow-up from a previous ADHD study conducted some 33 years ago on a selection of children. The initial study observed the behaviors of children diagnosed with ADHD and a separate group of children without the learning disability. Now scientists have compared how these two groups of children have grown up into adults all these years later, and the results are quite startling.  Learn more in this article by guest writer, Nancy Wood.

Comments
November 3, 2012 at 5:54 am
(1) child psychology says:

I read this somewhere and wanted to share this with you-
Addressing the needs of children with ADHD, by providing academic support in school to help them overcome their frustrations and challenges in paying attention and retaining what they learn, and by giving them emotional support from the family, can given these students the coping skills they need to meet their adult challenges in the workplace, in relationships and in social interactions as well.

child psychology

Leave a Comment

Line and paragraph breaks are automatic. Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title="">, <b>, <i>, <strike>

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.