ADHD in children could affect later adult activity

10/20/2009 | Yahoo!

Results of a recent study showed that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were more likely than children without the disorder to engage in criminal activities as adults. "While much research has shown links between ADHD and short-term educational outcomes, this research suggests significant longer-term consequences in other domains, such as criminal activities," said Yale School of Public Health assistant professor Jason M. Fletcher, who was the study's lead author.

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