Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
News » Subsequent mental illness greater risk for girls with ADHD

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.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by USA Today

Related Disease Topics:

Related Symptom Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Subsequent mental illness greater risk for girls with ADHD

Date: 24 May 2005

Source: USA Today

Author: Marilyn Elias


Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Cervical cancer misdiagnosis
  • Cervical cancer risk roughly doubled with passive smoking
  • Cervical cancer screening recommendations
  • Cervical cancer screening recommendations detailed
  • Cervical cancer vaccine being tested
  • Cervical cancer vaccine developed
  • Cervical screening problem deemed adequate but Maori still being under diagnosed
  • Cesarean birth ends in tragedy after medical mistake
  • Cesarean increases allergy risk
  • Change in climate to greatly affect health
  • Changing antidepressants may prevent sexual dysfunction side effects
  • Chemical depression is common but relatively simple to treat
  • Chemical signals involved in cancer causes found

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise