For Those With One Disorder, What’s the Risk of Another?

 ADHD in the News 2019-05-09

Mental disorders are often interconnected, though previous research has only traced a few strands of the tangled web. But a new study has outlined the complicated paths in unusually comprehensive detail, revealing hidden relationships between the chances of having one mental disorder and developing a second. For the study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, scientists analyzed the mental health records of nearly 6 million people in Denmark from periods of up to 17 years.