Subjective Well Being Children with ADHD (A Review of the Literature)


Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder which comprises of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Children diagnosed with ADHD often experience academic, social and behavioral inconsistencies. These problems create a negative stigma and rejection on the environment for children with ADHD that can make them feel inferior and negative subjective wellbeing. The purpose of this literature review is to summarize the small set of relevant literature about subjective well-being in children living with ADHD. Literature search is based on several databases (ProQuest, Pubmed and google scholar) in the form of journal articles from 2008-2018 for ADHD children aged 5-12 years. In conclusion, it is known that children with ADHD feel inferior about their well-being.


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