Many adults never go diagnosed with ADHD during childhood. Later in life these adults can feel like most of their life was a misunderstanding and if they had help they could have done so many things better. Others have other social issues to deal with due to the stigma of ADHD.
The article, “How undiagnosed ADHD can impact children later in life” by Theresa Ho looks at the impacts of undiagnosed ADHD. She states,
“Nguyen, now 25, said that she didn’t think that she had ADHD because she always earned decent grades growing up, and she thought ADHD was a learning disability. She went to another therapist for a second opinion, and when that therapist confirmed the diagnosis, she went to a psychiatrist who also confirmed her diagnosis. Watson said that ADHD is a unique and complicated diagnosis.”
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