Psychiatric Comorbidities in Adult Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Prevalence and Patterns in the Routine Clinical Setting

by Takashi Ohnishi, MD, PhD; Hisanori Kobayashi, PhD; Tsutomu Yajima, MS; Takeshi Koyama, MS; and Kenichi Noguchi, PhD Drs. Ohnishi, Kobayashi, and Noguchi are with the Medical Affairs Division, Mr. Yajima is with the Quantitative Science Division, and Mr. Koyama is with the Drug Surveillance Department of the Research and Development Division of Janssen Pharmaceutical […] The post Psychiatric Comorbidities in Adult Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Prevalence and Patterns in the Routine Clinical Setting appeared first on Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience.
Source: Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Current Issue Original Research Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder comorbid disorders externalizing disorder internalizing disorder nosology Source Type: research

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Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
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