Comorbidity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with personality disorders in homeless people.
Resumen: Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that begins in childhood but can continue into adulthood, and may be the cause of many disadaptive behaviors, as in the case of homeless people, who often display a high incidence of personality disorders. The goal of this study is to analyze the comorbidity of ADHD with axis II disorders in a Spanish homeless population.
Results: The outcomes show high comorbidity between these two kinds of disorders, and that the prevalence of axis II disorders is higher among people with ADHD than among the general population.
Conclusions: From these results we can draw the conclusion that in homeless people ADHD in childhood continues into adulthood, when it is very often observed together with personality disorders. Finally, the implications of this study both for clinical practice and for future lines of research are discussed.

Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-916
Año: 2014
Publicado en: BBMC research notes 7, 916 (2014), [6 pp.]
ISSN: 1756-0500

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Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación (Departamento de Psicología y Sociología)
Área (Departamento): Sociología (Departamento de Psicología y Sociología)

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