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- Researchers suggest symptoms of other disorders, such as anxiety, may underlie some diagnoses of adult ADHD.
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- For people who never grew out of their childhood ADHD, having critical parents may be a contributing factor to their mental disorder.
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- Canada's black-box warning labels may not have all the information on ADHD medication use and teen suicide risk.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder. It is characterized primarily by "the co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone" and symptoms starting before seven years of age.