Reduced Life Expectancy in ADHD
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 1, January 2020
Russell Barkley, PhD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and the Virginia Treatment Center for Children
Dr. Barkley has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Russell Barkley, PhD, discusses the enormity of the health consequences and early mortality associated with ADHD. The range and likely mechanism of long-term effects of ADHD are discussed, and we examine the role of assertive treatment in childhood and adolescence.