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Rate of head injury and accidents in ADHD adults

By |2016-10-05T06:46:13-04:00October 23rd, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In honor of (or in spite of) my recent concussion, here's a study on the increased rate of head injury and accidents in adults with ADHD.  The study looked at the health, pharmaceutical, and disability claims for 100,000 employees and their families.  Children (28% vs 18%), adolescents (32% vs. 23%), and adults (38% vs. 18%) with ADHD [...]

Impact of depression in ADHD adolescent females

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00May 14th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , |

In a study by Biederman, Ball, Monuteaux, et al. (2008), adolescent females with ADHD had a 2.5 higher risk for developing major depression compared to the non-ADHD control group. Females with ADHD had a longer duration of depression, the onset was at an earlier age, their depression caused more impairment, there was a higher rate of [...]

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