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ADHD pharmacotherapy and mortality in individuals with ADHD


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JAMA Network

About The Study: In this observational, target trial emulation analysis that included 148,000 individuals diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Sweden, initial dispensation of ADHD medication was significantly associated with lower all-cause and unnatural-cause mortality, whereas the association with natural-cause mortality was not significant. 

Authors: Zheng Chang, Ph.D., and Lin Li, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, are the corresponding authors.

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