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Påverkan av neuropsykiatrisk utredning för vuxna med ADHD - upp till ett år efter utredning
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Caring Sciences.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Abstract

Background: Previous studies show that ADHD is associated with lower educational attainment, lower level of employment and increased risk for stressful life events. No previous studie was found that compared conditions before and after diagnosis was set. The aim of this study was to examin if a neuropsychiatric diagnostic assessment and support afterward had any impact on the life situation for adult persons with ADHD regarding occupational outcome, economical status and social support.

Method: A sample of 214 adults participated in the study. Data were collected from the participants’ medical records. Statistical analyses were applied to identify possible changes before and after a neuropsychiatric examination.

Results: Changes were seen in occupational outcome, economical outcome and in the help received from the community before and after the examination.

Conclusions: Neuropsychiatric examinitions starts a process that could lead to a better socialeconomical situation for the person with ADHD.

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 21 p.
Keyword [en]
ADHD, adult, lifespann, stressfull life events, neuropsychiatric examination
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-54179OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-54179DiVA: diva2:943093
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2016-05-31, 10:30 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2016-06-27 Created: 2016-06-23 Last updated: 2016-06-27Bibliographically approved

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