The study team began with a representative sample of 69,972 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older who completed the 2012 and 2013 U.S. National Health and Wellness Survey. These adults were invited to complete the Validate Attitudes and Lifestyle Issues in Depression, ADHD and Troubles with Eating (VALIDATE) study, which included 1) a customized …
ADHD results in higher rates of accidents, broken bones, and traffice accidents. This is why ADHD is called a disorder. ADHD medications and cognitive behavioral therapy can both improve attention and reduce impulsivity.
ADHD and hyperactivity are measureable objectively at all ages, from children through teen through adult. Reaction time is also slower in ADHD adults than normal adults.