Prognosis and Prevention

  • J. Gordon Millichap


What is the outcome for my child when he or she grows up? is a frequent question asked by parents of ADHD children. “Will he outgrow the ADHD?” “Will he need continued treatment with stimulant medication into adulthood?” “Is there an increased risk of drug abuse in adults with a history of childhood ADHD?” Some of the answers to these questions remain controversial, the outcome being influenced by complicating comorbid disorders and other factors.


Anxiety Disorder Stimulant Medication Conduct Disorder Comorbid Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gordon Millichap
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  1. 1.Division of NeurologyNorthwestern University Medical School, Children’s Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA

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