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In what ways are ADHD symptoms different in adults than in children?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: ADHD

Symptoms of hyperactivity diminsh & become more of a restlessness.
In many mpulsivity decreases somewhat as the person matures & develops internal controls. Inattention & distractibility diminish less & tend to be the major issue. People can develop skills to compensate to an extent including career choices that fit their symptoms better. 2/3 continue to have symptoms in adulthood.

In brief: ADHD

Symptoms of hyperactivity diminsh & become more of a restlessness.
In many mpulsivity decreases somewhat as the person matures & develops internal controls. Inattention & distractibility diminish less & tend to be the major issue. People can develop skills to compensate to an extent including career choices that fit their symptoms better. 2/3 continue to have symptoms in adulthood.
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