Prevalence of adult ADHD in an all-female prison unit.

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Farooq, R.; Emerson, L.M.; Keoghan, S.; Adamou, M.;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
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    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | social sciences | virus diseases | population characteristics | mental disorders

There is increasing evidence suggesting a link between ADHD and criminality, including a strong association between ADHD symptoms and the likelihood of being on probation or in prison. Most studies investigating the prevalence of ADHD in prison populations have focused ... View more
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