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¿Es posible superar el A.D.H.D.?

BLOG # 60 Oct 29, 2021 at 8:49:03 AM

Is It Possible to Outgrow A.D.H.D.?

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-The challenges of the diagnosis make it unclear whether the condition is outgrown or simply becomes better managed, experts say.

-When my 15-year-old son was given a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at age 7, I was told that it was a lifelong chronic condition.

So I felt a little bit hopeful when a study published last winter in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics said that “an estimated 30 percent to 60 percent of children diagnosed with A.D.H.D. no longer meet diagnostic criteria for this disorder by late adolescence.”

Does that mean they outgrew it?

There is no simple answer, said Thomas Power, director of the center for management of A.D.H.D. at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the senior author of the study.

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My 2 cents opinion:
This is what many dislike about science, nothing is ever definite. Behavioral science is relatively young and large studies are time consumming and expensive. Given more time and research, studies on aging populations will bring more information about the prognosis of certain conditions. Esto es lo que a muchos les disgusta de la ciencia, nada es definitivo. La ciencia del comportamiento es relativamente joven y los estudios extensos requieren mucho tiempo y son costosos. Con más tiempo e investigación, los estudios sobre el envejecimiento de la población brindarán más información sobre el pronóstico de ciertas afecciones.


*Read More https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/13/well/family/is-it-possible-to-outgrow-adhd.html