Thursday, June 29, 2006

ADHD: Girl teens with ADHD have chronic problems

From the CEC Smart Brief:

As they reach their teens, girls with ADHD typically show less hyperactivity but are more at risk for delinquency, depression, substance abuse and other problems, compared with non-ADHD peers, a University of California, Berkeley, study found. Lead author Stephen Hinshaw notes the impairments affect functions critical for success in adulthood. UC Berkeley News (6/29)

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