Persistence and remission of ADHD during adulthood: a 7-year clinical follow-up study.

@article{Karam2015PersistenceAR,
  title={Persistence and remission of ADHD during adulthood: a 7-year clinical follow-up study.},
  author={Rafael Gomes Karam and Valérie Breda and Felipe Almeida Picon and Diego Luiz Rovaris and Marcelo Moraes Victor and Carlos Alberto Iglesias Salgado and Eduardo Schneider Vitola and Katiane Lilian Silva and Paula O. Guimar{\~a}es-da-Silva and Nina Roth Mota and Arthur Caye and Paulo da Silva Belmonte-de-Abreu and Luis Augusto Rohde and Eugenio Horacio Grevet and Claiton H. D. Bau},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={
          2045-56
        }
}
BACKGROUND Course and predictors of persistence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults are still largely unknown. Neurobiological and clinical differences between child and adult ADHD raise the need for follow-up studies of patients diagnosed during adulthood. This study investigates predictors of ADHD persistence and the possibility of full remission 7 years after baseline assessment. METHOD A 7-year follow-up study of adults with ADHD (n = 344, mean age 34.1 years, 49… CONTINUE READING

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