Clinical Inquiry: What is the long-term educational outlook for youngsters with ADHD?

@article{Payne2011ClinicalIW,
  title={Clinical Inquiry: What is the long-term educational outlook for youngsters with ADHD?},
  author={Jaime Payne and Gary Kelsberg and Sarah Safranek},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={
          364-7
        }
}
A prospective cohort study compared educational and employment outcomes among 91 middle-class white boys, 6 to 12 years of age, with ADHD who were referred to a psychiatric clinic with outcomes for 96 matched controls. Investigators used multiple educational achievement tests to evaluate participants when they enrolled in the study, then administered educational and occupational questionnaires 16 years later. Boys with ADHD completed 2.5 fewer years of school than controls (P=.001). Although… CONTINUE READING

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