n Mental Health Matters - ADD/ADHD in adulthood
|Article Title||ADD/ADHD in adulthood|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Mental Health Matters|
|Author||Frans A. Korb|
|Publication Date||Sep 2014|
|Pages||23 - 25|
Since the discovery of Methylphenidate (Ritalin) in the late 1950's ADHD had been considered a childhood disorder and treated as such. With advanced research in recent years it has been recognized that ADHD symptoms can persist into adulthood. Consequently, some adults have found that coping with everyday life is considerably difficult and experience much personal suffering - like unstable relationships, poor work or school / university performance, and low self-esteem.
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