Cost of illness and comorbidities in adults diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a retrospective analysis.

@article{Hodgkins2011CostOI,
  title={Cost of illness and comorbidities in adults diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a retrospective analysis.},
  author={Paul S. Hodgkins and Leslie Montejano and Rahul Sasane and Dan M Huse},
  journal={The primary care companion for CNS disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 2}
}
OBJECTIVE This retrospective study assessed the cost of illness and medical and psychiatric comorbidities in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared with adults without ADHD (matched 1:3) and adults with depression (1:1). Individuals with depression were included as a benchmark against which the burden of ADHD could be measured. METHOD Measures of health care and employment-related costs were compared to generate estimates of medical expenditures, workplace… CONTINUE READING