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J Adolesc Health. 2010 Mar;46(3):209-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.09.009. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

Social and emotional impairment in children and adolescents with ADHD and the impact on quality of life.

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Lilly Deutschland, Medical Department, Bad Homburg, Germany.


This review provides an overview as to how the social and emotional impairments involved in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder affect the quality of life of patients and their families. A model of three categories into which the emotional difficulties fall, and how they impair quality of life, is also presented.

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