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Are auditory distractibility and ADHD common in adults?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: In some ways.

Add was thought to be a disorder of children and adolescents.
Now we realize it doesn't magically disappear when you turn 18. So there may be many untreated adults out there with add that they have had for years.

In brief: In some ways.

Add was thought to be a disorder of children and adolescents.
Now we realize it doesn't magically disappear when you turn 18. So there may be many untreated adults out there with add that they have had for years.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: ADHD is uncommon

ADHD is not common among adults.
Distractibility is common in this very noisy world, where may adults work in cubicles or open office situations where noise is very common.

In brief: ADHD is uncommon

ADHD is not common among adults.
Distractibility is common in this very noisy world, where may adults work in cubicles or open office situations where noise is very common.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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