Academic underachievement | Symptom Checker
Advertisement
Let's see if we can figure out what's causing your academic underachievement.
Select additional symptoms and we'll narrow your results.

What causes academic underachievement? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Marijuana Dependence

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Uncontrollable or overly frequent marijuana consumption may indicate abuse or addiction.

Read more »

2

Alcoholism

Alcoholism is also known as alcohol dependence. It occurs when you drink so much over time that your body becomes dependent on or addicted to alcohol. When this happens, alcohol use becomes the most important thing i...

Read more »

3

ADHD Basics

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a mental disorder that causes above-normal levels of hyperactive and disruptive behaviors. The cause is unknown but risk factors include genetic predisposition an...

Read more »

4

Cocaine and related disorders

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 15 percent of people in the U.S. have tried cocaine. Find out more about the effects of addiction.

Read more »

5

Conduct Disorder

Conduct disorder is a group of behavioral and emotional problems. Learn about conduct disorder signs, types, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

Read more »

6

Opioids and related disorders

Opioids are a class of drugs that include both natural and synthetic substances. The natural opioids (referred to as opiates) include opium and morphine.

Read more »

7

Amphetamine Dependence

Amphetamines are a type of stimulant and can be highly addictive. Consistent amphetamine dependence can lead to overdose, brain damage, and even death.

Read more »

8

Adrenoleukodystrophy

Adrenoleukodystrophy refers to several conditions that affect the nervous system and adrenal glands.

Read more »

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement