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How many people are affected with ADHD?
3 to 5 percent
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Between 3% and 5% of children worldwide are diagnosed with ADHD; 30% to 50% of those continue symptoms through adulthood.
The answer is not entirely known, however ADHD is caused by underdevelopment within certain regions of the brain. ADHD may be entirely genetic, environmental, or a mixture of …both. Research is being conducted to find the exact reason and cause for ADHD.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders by The American Psychiatric Association states that 3%-7% of school-aged children have ADHD. However, the exact numbe…r in the total population is not known due to the fact that many do not require/receive medical treatment or diagnosis.
Energy drinks are very high in caffeine. Caffeine tends to make people with ADHD feel more alert and calm, rather than jittery, as high doses of caffeine make other people fee…l.
A lot less than the number of people who like to use it as an excuse for their jerkish behavior.
In Australia, it is estimated that up to 11% of children in Australia have ADHD. The exact amount is not known as this is not indicated on any national census.
-They are Born with it -They Lived through it before birth There are two main forms of ADD/ADHD. One is genetically induce, the other induced culturally. While many people… believe ADD/ADHD to be the result of birth defects, brain damage, or poor general health, there is no scientific basis to support such claims. The gentic form is a vestigial development derived from the pre-agricultural revolution era. The agricultural revolution was a period in human history in which people abandoned the nomadic hunter-gatherer lifstyles for more sedentary ways of life based on the domestication and cultivation of plants and animals. In such pre-agricultural lifestyles the various ADD/ADHD symptoms would give an individual an advatage over those without such traits. The culturally induced variety for ADD/ADHD is often called pseudo-ADD. It is often the result of the modern worlds tendency to make things fast paced, reduce information to small sound bites, and cutting strait to the bottom line.
people are effected by others with ADHD just the same as your best friend has effected you. If you don't like this answer and you are ADHD g-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
About 5% of the adult population has ADHD.
adults and kids of both genders. however you need to be checked out by a doctor by age 7 or younger.
General consensus is no--It's something you're born with or develop very early in life. Recent studies are linking ADHD to a conjunction of genes and prenatal pesticide exposu…re. However, you do not get ADHD from bad parenting or too much television. These can impair coping or enhance the behavioral symptoms though. Basically, ADHD is a mental disorder, centered in the brain. Symptoms arise out of brain abnormalities in conjunction with individual personalities.
it is a trait passed down genetically
according to a recent program i watched 1 in 25 people have ADD/ADHD
ADHD is not a fatal disease. It is a learning disability. Of course, it is possible that a person could die from an accident caused by not paying attention, but there are no k…nown statistics on that. Statistics would be hard to gather on that, because after a person has already died, you can't ask them if their accident was due to not paying attention, caused by ADHD.
About 5%. Canadian actress Ellen Page has ADHD, too. She takes Ritalin for it.