Long-term consequences of childhood ADHD on criminal activities.

  title={Long-term consequences of childhood ADHD on criminal activities.},
  author={Jason M Fletcher and Barbara L. Wolfe},
  journal={The journal of mental health policy and economics},
  volume={12 3},
BACKGROUND Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent mental health problems facing children. Little is known of the long-term consequences of ADHD on young adult outcomes. AIMS OF THE STUDY We examine the associations between childhood ADHD symptoms and criminal activities as a young adult. METHODS We use a nationally representative study of US adolescents and logistic regression analysis to examine our research question. We also control for common family… CONTINUE READING