ADHD at School, ADHD as Kids Grow Up


The paper emphasizes the characteristics of ADHD in school children, adolescents, adults, presenting the most important problems occurring during each age. At the same time, the paper presents a study with school population and also with adult population, done in Marmara University. The first study addresses the question of how ADHD symptoms change in course of 2 years in a nonclinical sample, among the sample, who becomes more symptomatic or whose symptoms disappear or lose clinical significance. The second study focuses on the follow-up of the childhood/ adolescent forms of ADHD into youth and later adulthood phases.

Key words: ADHD, school children and adolescent with ADHD, ADHD in adults, comorbidities