ADHD and Health-Risk Behaviors: Toward Prevention and Health Promotion

 ADHD in the News 2016-09-15

This topical review provides an overview of health risks associated with ADHD and the limited existing research relevant to health promotion for children and adolescents with ADHD. Future research questions and implications for clinicians are also addressed—especially how psychologists and medical practitioners may improve child health through early screenings, increasing medication adherence, and treating psychosocial impairments.