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Subsequent mental illness greater risk for girls with ADHD

Girls diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been shown to be at higher risk of later developing a mental illness. Mental conditions included depression, anxiety and conduct disorder.

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About: Subsequent mental illness greater risk for girls with ADHD

Date: 24 May 2005

Source: USA Today

Author: Marilyn Elias

URL: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-05-24-adhd-usat_x.htm

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