Attention, reward, and inhibition: symptomatic features of ADHD and issues for offenders in the criminal justice system.

@article{Berryessa2017AttentionRA,
  title={Attention, reward, and inhibition: symptomatic features of ADHD and issues for offenders in the criminal justice system.},
  author={Colleen M. Berryessa},
  journal={Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders},
  year={2017},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={5-10}
}
Although the relationship between criminal activity and ADHD has been heavily studied, this paper reviews a largely neglected area of academic discourse: how symptoms of ADHD that often contribute to offending behavior may also potentially create further problems for offenders with ADHD after they come into contact with the criminal justice system and pilot their way through the legal process. The main symptoms of ADHD that are primarily connected to criminal offending are examined and… CONTINUE READING