Year: 2015 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry.(2010).67(10):1044-1051.doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.127 SIEC No: 20150280

All subtypes of ADHD in young children robustly predict adolescent depression and/or suicide attempts 5 to 13 years later. Furthermore, female sex, maternal depression, and concurrent symptoms at 4 to 6 years of age predict which children with ADHD are at greatest risk for these adverse outcomes. Identifying high-risk young children with ADHD sets the stage for early prevention trials to reduce risk for later depression and suicidal behavior.

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