Educational and occupational outcome of hyperactive boys grown up.

  title={Educational and occupational outcome of hyperactive boys grown up.},
  author={Salvatore Mannuzza and Rachel G. Klein and Abrah Bessler and Patricia Malloy and Mary Ellen Hynes},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={36 9},
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the adult outcome of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a very prevalent childhood disorder that is known to affect deleteriously academic performance and other areas of child functioning. This study represents a third wave of evaluations that examine the long-term educational achievement and occupational rank of children with ADHD. METHOD This is a prospective follow-up of white boys of average intelligence whose ADHD was clinically diagnosed… CONTINUE READING