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Attention Deficit Disorder is not limited to childhood.

Between one-third and one-half of children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) grow up to be adults with ADD. Current estimates suggest that between eight and fifteen million American adults have ADD. Medical researchers believe that a difference in brain chemistry in the parts of the brain that control inhibition may cause ADD and that it may be inherited.

Source: Heath Resource Center. (1993). Students with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Washington, DC: U. S. Department of Education.

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