College Students With ADHD May Earn Poor Grades and Drop Out

College Students With ADHD May Earn Poor Grades and Drop Out

But it can be even more daunting for those with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology suggest that college students with the disorder are more likely to receive lower grades and drop out of school, reports HealthDay. At the start of the investigation, 97 students with ADHD were on medication, while 104 with the condition weren’t taking treatment. Results showed that students with ADHD tended to have a lower grade point average (GPA) during all four years. DuPaul explained that colleges offer students with ADHD support and services, but these young adults must seek them out.

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