Nearly Half of Women with ADHD Mull Suicide

 ADHD in the News 2016-07-21

A new study suggests women with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are much more likely to have a wide range of mental and physical health problems in comparison to women without ADHD. Researchers at the University of Toronto were surprised by the various health issues — including suicidal ideation — which women with ADHD evidently experience...Investigators examined a representative sample of 3,908 Canadian women aged 20 to 39 of whom 107 reported that they had been diagnosed with ADHD. Data was drawn from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey-Mental Health.