The burdened life of adults with ADHD: impairment beyond comorbidity.

  title={The burdened life of adults with ADHD: impairment beyond comorbidity.},
  author={Christiane R Garcia and C H D Bau and Katiane Lilian Silva and S{\'i}dia Maria Callegari-Jacques and Carlos Alberto Iglesias Salgado and Aline G Fischer and Marcelo Moraes Victor and Nyvia O. Sousa and Rafael Gomes Karam and Luis Augusto Rohde and Paulo da Silva Belmonte-de-Abreu and Eug{\^e}nio Hor{\'a}cio Grevet},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  volume={27 5},
Since approximately 70% of adult patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have at least one comorbid disorder, rating of impairment specifically attributable to ADHD is a hard task. Despite the evidence linking environmental adversities with negative outcomes in ADHD, life events measures have not been used to rate the disorder impairment. The present study tested for the first time the hypothesis that increased ADHD severity is associated with an increase in negative… CONTINUE READING


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