I'm an adult; doesn't ADHD only affect children?
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No. Although it is most often diagnosed in children, ADHD is a lifespan disorder that affects individuals at all ages. Although there are limited data on the prevalence of ADHD in adults, it is currently believed that the condition is found in 2-4% of the adult population.
For more information on this topic, see the What We Know sheet, Diagnosis of ADHD in Adults.
The NRC has several other Information and Resource Sheets that have a particular focus on adults and ADHD. These sheets are: