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New Survey Results on AD/HD Suggest That Later-Life Diagnosis Leads to Lifetime of Challenges
Date:9/14/2009

e who were diagnosed at age 14 or earlier indicated medication as the most popular treatment option (73 percent).
  • Among individuals who were diagnosed before the age of 30 and who indicated they had children with AD/HD (114 out of 357), 95 percent (or 108 out of 114) indicated their children were diagnosed before the age of 14. Of those individuals diagnosed with AD/HD after the age of 30 who also indicated they had children with AD/HD (870 out of 1,119), 85 percent (or 740 out of 870) indicated their children were diagnosed before the age of 14.
  • 84 percent of individuals who do not have AD/HD themselves but have a family member who does, noted medication as the most effective treatment in controlling AD/HD for their family member. Behavior modification was the second most chosen treatment option with 52 percent of these respondents selecting it.
  • The informal survey was conducted online within the United States between August 20 and 27, 2009, and was completed by 3,821 people in the CHADD database. CHADD sent an email to more than 60,000 people in its database asking them to participate.

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is often characterized by hyperactivity, impulsive behavior and an inability to pay attention to tasks. For children affected by AD/HD, the condition often affects social behaviors and achievement at school. There are a variety of ways to treat AD/HD including parent?child education, behavioral management, medication, and school adaptations and support.

    With more than 60,000 constituents and 12,000 members nationwide, CHADD is the nation's leading advocacy organization serving families and individuals affected by AD/HD. CHADD works to improve the lives of people affected by AD/HD through collaborative leadership, advocacy,
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