Social Science Update: What are the rates and predictors of divorce among parents of youth diagnosed with ADHD?

In 2008, social scientists conducted a study that looked at 244 children diagnosed with ADHD. The scientists gathered data from the parents of adolescents and young adults with and without ADHD via telephone surveys. The study focused on how many years after the birth of the child the divorce occurred, the number of years the couple was married before the birth of a child with or without ADHD, the severity of ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD), and the diagnoses of the parents.

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