ADHD Friendship

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How are friendships between students with ADHD? Students with ADHD are known to experience difficulty in peer relationships. In the article A Friendship Intervention for Children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder: Preliminary Findings by Hoza, Mrug, Pelham Jr, Geiner and Gnagy (2003) state children with ADHD are overwhelmingly rejected by their peers. The article Symptoms of ADHD and close Friendships in Adolescence by Glass, Flory, and Hankin also agree that their peers and social skills deficits reject students with ADHD. The research conducted an assessment to view how friendship quality differentiates between students with ADHD and non- ADHD. The study revealed symptoms of inattention and ADHD symptoms were expressively displayed
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