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Your Attention Please – Improving Access for ADHD Patients Full Text of BCMA ADHD Policy Paper

UPDATE: the 500 million figure is incorrect, it’s actually Billions of dollars yearly. The BCMA (now Doctors of BC) underestimated the cost because they only counted the cost of children with ADHD ie 18 and under. They didn’t include adults with ADHD which are far more numerous than kids with ADHD, i.e., 19 years to …

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Study 20% of Alcoholics had ADHD

A study in the Journal Alcohol and Alcoholism looked at 91 adults with alcohol dependence and 61 adults with multiple substance addiction and they determined if these patients were affected by ADHD. RESULTS: 20.9% WURS-k (Wender Utah Rating Scale) 23.1% (DSM-IV diagnostic criteria) of the alcohol-dependent patients showed evidence of retrospective ADHD affliction in childhood. …

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