Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Trajectories From Childhood to Young Adulthood: Evidence From a Birth Cohort Supporting a Late-Onset Syndrome.

@article{Caye2016AttentionDeficitHyperactivityDT,
  title={Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Trajectories From Childhood to Young Adulthood: Evidence From a Birth Cohort Supporting a Late-Onset Syndrome.},
  author={Arthur Caye and Thiago Botter-Maio Rocha and Luciana Anselmi and Joseph Murray and Ana B Menezes and Fernando C Barros and Helen D Gonçalves and Fernando C{\'e}sar Wehrmeister and Christina Mohr Jensen and Hans Christoph Steinhausen and James M. Swanson and Christian Kieling and Luis Augusto Rohde},
  journal={JAMA psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={73 7},
  pages={
          705-12
        }
}
IMPORTANCE The requirement of a childhood onset has always been a key criterion for the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, but recently this requirement has become surrounded by controversy. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether impaired young adults with ADHD symptoms always have a childhood-onset disorder in a population-based longitudinal study. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Participants belonged to the 1993 Pelotas Birth Cohort Study, including 5249… CONTINUE READING