Childhood ADHD predicts risky sexual behavior in young adulthood.

@article{Flory2006ChildhoodAP,
  title={Childhood ADHD predicts risky sexual behavior in young adulthood.},
  author={Kate Flory and Brooke S. G. Molina and William E. Pelham and Elizabeth M. Gnagy and Bradley H. Smith},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          571-7
        }
}
This study compared young adults (ages 18 to 26) with and without childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on self-reported risky sexual behaviors. Participants were 175 men with childhood ADHD and 111 demographically similar men without ADHD in the Pittsburgh ADHD Longitudinal Study (PALS). Childhood ADHD predicted earlier initiation of sexual activity and intercourse, more sexual partners, more casual sex, and more partner pregnancies. Although childhood conduct problems did… CONTINUE READING
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