September 23 | How Our Understanding of ADHD is Changing

“Dr. Brown will offer us a new perspective on this disorder, one based on current clinical and neuroscience research, where ADD/ADHD is essentially a problem with executive functions, the cognitive management system of the brain.”

NIH CLINICAL RESEARCH TRIALS

NIH Clinical Research Trials and You is a website that informs visitors about the importance of volunteering for clinical research in order to help treat, prevent and/or diagnose diseases. Visitors can also search for trials or enroll in research matching programs.

Prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD in the United States

Research on the prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD. Results include an estimated prevalence of current adult ADHD at 4.4%, and correlates such as being male, unemployed, and previously married. Many ADHD adults are untreated for their disorder, yet many are treated for other comorbid mental and substance disorders that they may have in addition to ADHD.