ADHD and associated psychopathology in older adults in a German community sample

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is still a neglected disorder in older adults. The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence and symptomatology of ADHD and associated psychopathology in adults aged 40-80 years in a German community sample. We examined 539 participants in two age groups: (1) 40-59 years old (n = 256) and (2) 60-80 years old (n = 283). To assess ADHD in both childhood and adulthood as well as current psychopathological impairments, we used self-report…


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