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Study: One in Nine Adults with Generalized Anxiety Disorder Has ADHD

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November 24, 2021About 11% of adults with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) also have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD), according to a new study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders1 that explores the two conditions’ comorbidities.Adults with ADHD are four times more likely to have GAD than are peers without ADHD, according to the research.

Even when adjusting for variables including socioeconomic status, depression, and childhood adversity, researchers found that the rates of GAD were more than double for individuals with ADHD compared to those without the condition.For the study, researchers from the University of Toronto analyzed data from a sample of roughly 7,000 adults aged 20-39, derived from the.

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