Coexisting psychiatric problems and stressful life events in adults with symptoms of ADHD--a large Swedish population-based study of twins.

@article{Friedrichs2012CoexistingPP,
  title={Coexisting psychiatric problems and stressful life events in adults with symptoms of ADHD--a large Swedish population-based study of twins.},
  author={Bettina Friedrichs and Wilmar Igl and Henrik O Larsson and Jan - Olov Larsson Jan - Olov. Larsson},
  journal={Journal of attention disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={13-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the associations of subtypes of adult ADHD with other psychiatric problems, stressful life events, and sex differences. METHOD Odds ratios were calculated using information from 17,899 participants from a population-based survey of adult twins born in Sweden between 1959 and 1985. RESULTS Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were associated with an increased risk for symptoms of (odds ratio [95% confidence interval]): generalized anxiety disorder… CONTINUE READING