Research Article

Internalising comorbidities in primary school children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): sex and age differences

Published in: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Volume 32, issue 2-3, 2020 , pages: 119–129
DOI: 10.2989/17280583.2020.1848851
Author(s): Ramatladi Meriam Mphahlele, South Africa, Basil Pillay, South Africa, Anneke Meyer, South Africa


Objectives: Studies suggest that females with ADHD display more symptoms of anxiety and depression than their male counterparts. This study attempted to determine comorbid anxiety and depression in children with ADHD. Further, we aimed to establish whether there are sex and age differences in the expression of comorbid symptoms.

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