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Academic Highlights: ADHD and Comorbid Disorders in Adults
J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69:1328-1335
Copyright 2008 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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In the United States, approximately
4.4% of adults have attention-deficit/
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and
the average worldwide prevalence
in adults is about 3.4%. However, in
the United States, only about 1 in 10
adults with ADHD is currently treated
specifically for ADHD. Adults with
ADHD are likely to have adaptive
impairments, evidenced by educational
difficulties, a history of erratic employment,
relationship and marital difficulties,
credit or money problems, driving
problems, risky sexual behavior,
early parenthood, legal difficulties,
poor physical health, and substance