Psychosocial Adjustment and Educational Outcome in Adolescents with a Childhood Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder

Groups included male and female subjects aged 14 to 18 years at time of follow-up with childhood diagnosis of attention deficit disorder versus other neurodevelopmental disorders

JULIE M. WILSON; ANN C. MARCOTTE

2003

Scholarcy highlights

  • To conduct a retrospective follow-up study of psychosocial adjustment and educational outcome in adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of attention deficit disorder and a group of clinical controls
  • Groups included male and female subjects aged 14 to 18 years at time of follow-up with childhood diagnosis of attention deficit disorder versus other neurodevelopmental disorders
  • All groups were compared on measures of academic performance, self-esteem, behavior, alcohol and substance use, and adaptive functioning
  • This research was the basis of a dissertation submitted by J
  • Portions of this paper were presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, August 1995

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