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Adult ADD

Adult ADD: Introduction

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a mental disorder with symptoms such as hyperactivity, inattention, poor concentration, and other similar symptoms. The disorder is called "ADHD" in modern times; see more details about Adult ADHD.

ADD can be undiagnosed into adulthood and the adult will have varying levels of dysfunction in their work, home and social lives. Affected adults have issues with as difficulting focusing on work tasks, boredom, distractedness, and so on. See symptoms of Adult ADHD. ...more »

Symptoms of Adult ADD

Treatments for Adult ADD

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Causes of Adult ADD

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Disease Topics Related To Adult ADD

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Adult ADD: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Adult ADD

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Adult ADD: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Adult ADD

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Prognosis for Adult ADD

Prognosis for Adult ADD: ADD is a lifelong disease that may improve with correct treatment. Although it may be damaging to mental and social health, it is neither fatal nor degenerative.

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