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Quick Chat: ADHD in Adults

October 16,2014

Listen to the Quick Chat with Instructor Meadow Schroeder

Listen to the Quick Chat with Instructor Meadow Schroeder

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October 16, 2014 - We’ve been hearing a lot lately about Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—reports that the numbers of identified diagnosed cases have increased dramatically over the last few decades; arguments for and against the use of medication; new ideas on how to mitigate the manifestations of the disorder, including diet and exercise….

When you hear information about ADHD, you most likely think about children.

But what about adults?  What happens to a person with ADHD as they develop from a child to an adolescent to an adult?

ADHD doesn’t go away, and according to Meadow Schroeder, a psychologist and instructor in the Werklund School of Education, there aren’t as many supports in place for adults with ADHD.