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Environmental factors are a huge influence in those with ADHD, as some more boring tasks can become harder to do, and high energy ones are easier. As adults, patients have more range to change the environment they work in, and can choose one that best “suits” them. Not only to more engaging tasks help symptoms, but those with more stress added onto them also did.

By finding work that alleviates symptoms, there may be a new addition to medicated treatments. The researchers explained, “Providing adult patients alternative or adjunctive non-pharmacological interventions is especially relevant in light of the ongoing debate about efficacy of stimulant medication, the typical first-line treatment for ADHD.” click for more