Association of Coexisting Psychiatric Disorders, Risk of Death in Patients With ADHD

JAMA Psychiatry

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What The Study Did: This observational study of Swedish national register data included nearly 87,000 people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and examined the association of coexisting psychiatric disorders with risk of death.

Authors: Shihua Sun, M.D., of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.1944)

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