Inattentive and hyperactive behaviors and driving offenses in adolescence.

  title={Inattentive and hyperactive behaviors and driving offenses in adolescence.},
  author={Shyamala Nada-Raja and John Desmond Langley and Rob McGee and Sheila M. Williams and Dorothy J Begg and Anthony I Reeder},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={36 4},
OBJECTIVE The associations between symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder, anxiety, or depression and no disorder in relation to driving offenses were examined in 916 adolescents. METHOD Self-report and parent report were used to assess a birth cohort of New Zealand adolescents' mental health status at age 15 years. Adolescents who scored 1.5 SD above the mean on the DSM-III total ADHD symptom scale were identified as reporting significant ADHD… CONTINUE READING


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