Childhood ADHD Linked to Psychiatric and Somatic Disorders, Large Financial Costs

 ADHD in the News 2020-03-12

Childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has long-term associations with both psychiatric and somatic disorders, resulting in large financial costs, according to a study published in The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Individuals with ADHD commonly experience an increased risk for a variety of behavioral, psychiatric, and somatic health issues, which poses significant clinical and public health problems.