Can Stimulants Prevent Crime?
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 1, January 2020
Thomas Jordan, MD.
Dr. Jordan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
The link between ADHD and antisocial behavior leading to arrests and incarcerations is often not clear: is the ADHD causing the behaviors or other related factors? We examine the results of a population-based study to give us insight into whether treating ADHD with stimulant medication has an effect on the risk of criminal behavior.