Prevalence of attention deficit–/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid disorders in young male prison inmates*

@article{Roesler2004PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of attention deficit–/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid disorders in young male prison inmates*},
  author={M. Roesler and W. Retz and P. Retz-Junginger and G. Hengesch and M. Schneider and T. Supprian and P. Schwitzgebel and K. Pinhard and N. Dovi–Akue and P. Wender and J. Thome},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2004},
  volume={254},
  pages={365-371}
}
  • M. Roesler, W. Retz, +8 authors J. Thome
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
  • AbstractObjectiveThis study was performed to evaluate the prevalence of ADHD as well as comorbid conditions among young male prison inmates.MethodWe investigated 129 prison inmates (mean age ± SE: 19.2±2.0 years) and 54 healthy male control subjects (mean age ± SE: 22.2±3.12 years) for the presence of adult ADHD using the Wender Utah Rating Scale (WURS), the Eysenck Impulsivity Questionnaire (EIQ), the diagnostic criteria for ADHD according to DSM–IV and ICD–10–research criteria and the Utah… CONTINUE READING
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