A prospective study of hyperactive boys with conduct problems and normal boys: adolescent and adult criminality.

@article{Satterfield1997APS,
  title={A prospective study of hyperactive boys with conduct problems and normal boys: adolescent and adult criminality.},
  author={James H. Satterfield and Alexander Schell},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 12},
  pages={1726-35}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity in childhood and criminality in adolescence and adulthood in 89 hyperactive and 87 normal control subjects. METHOD In this prospective study, adolescent follow-up intervals ranged from 13 to 21 years and adult follow-up ranged from 18 to 23 years. The official arrest records for all subjects were obtained. RESULTS Hyperactive subjects had significantly higher juvenile (46% versus 11%) and adult (21… CONTINUE READING

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