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Impairment Associated with Adult ADHD

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 November 2014

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is present in 4% to 6% of adults in the United States. In the National Co-morbidity Survey Replication, a diagnosis of ADHD was associated with greater marital problems, unemployment, difficulties in the workplace, and frequent workplace absence. Despite these findings, the body of knowledge regarding impairment in adult ADHD is far from complete. Building upon our knowledge of impairment in adults with ADHD will result in a broader range of treatment outcomes which may be measured and targeted.

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