Journal article

Occupational issues of adults with ADHD

Marios Adamou, Muhammad Arif, Philip Asherson, Tar-Ching Aw, Blanca Bolea, David Coghill, Gisli Gudjonsson, Anne Halmoy, Paul Hodgkins, Ulrich Mueller, Mark Pitts, Anna Trakoli, Nerys Williams, Susan Young

BMC PSYCHIATRY | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2013

Abstract

BACKGROUND: ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that persists into adulthood. Its symptoms cause impairments in a number of social domains, one of which is employment. We wish to produce a consensus statement on how ADHD affects employment. METHODS: This consensus development conference statement was developed as a result of a joint international meeting held in July 2010. The consensus committee was international in scope (United Kingdom, mainland Europe, United Arab Emirates) and consisted of individuals from a broad range of backgrounds (Psychiatry, Occupational Medicine, Health Economists, Disability Advisors). The objectives of the conference were to discuss some of the occupat..

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