The results of a recent study published in The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology show that women diagnosed with ADHD as young adults, particularly combined type ADHD, are more likely to attempt suicide or participate in self-harm. In the study, 228 girls between ages 6 and 12 participated, half of whom were diagnosed with ADHD. Every five years, researchers followed up with the participants in a full day of clinical assessments. By the ten year mark, 22% of the girls diagnosed with combined type ADHD reported at least one suicide attempt, compared with 8% of the girls diagnosed with inattentive type, and 6% of the control group.
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