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What is Residual ADHD?

What is Residual ADHD?

  • Residual ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, is one of the most common mental disorders that develop in children. Children with ADHD have impaired functioning in multiple settings, including home, school, and in relationships with peers. If untreated, the disorder can have long-term adverse effects into adolescence and adulthood.

Residual ADHD: Introduction

Types of Residual ADHD:

Broader types of Residual ADHD:

How serious is Residual ADHD?

Prognosis of Residual ADHD: The proportion of children meeting the diagnostic criteria for ADHD dropped by about 50% over three years after the diagnosis. This occurred regardless of the treatments used. It persists into adulthood in about 30-50% of cases. Those affected are likely to develop coping mechanisms as they mature thus compensating for their previous ADHD. Children diagnosed with ADHD have significant difficulties in adolescence, regardless of treatment.
Complications of Residual ADHD: see complications of Residual ADHD

What causes Residual ADHD?

Causes of Residual ADHD: see causes of Residual ADHD

What are the symptoms of Residual ADHD?

Symptoms of Residual ADHD: see symptoms of Residual ADHD

Complications of Residual ADHD: see complications of Residual ADHD

Onset of Residual ADHD: It affects about 3 to 5% of children globally with symptoms starting before seven years of age.

Residual ADHD: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Residual ADHD.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Residual ADHD.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Residual ADHD: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Residual ADHD.
Treatments for Residual ADHD: see treatments for Residual ADHD

Name of Residual ADHD

Main name of condition: Residual ADHD


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