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Hello and thank you for using JustAnswer. ADHD typically will start to present itself around the ages of 5-10 years old and can persist well into adulthood for some people. You also do not have to have the hyperness factor to be diagnosed with ADHD, as this is called ADHD Primarily Inattentive Type. If you have trouble concentrating, are easily distracted, difficulty keeping organized, forgetful, may not listen well, and/or difficult following instructions. ADHD Primarily Inattentive Type can easily be misdiagnosed by pediatricians, psychiatrists, and psychologists because of the absence of hyperness and impulsive behavior. So if you have had these symptoms growing up and they still persist today, than I would recommend going to a psychiatrist for a full evaluation in which you may require treatment with a psychostimulant medication.
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