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The Assessment and Treatment of Adult Inmates with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: June 20, 2017
Project Number: RB1105-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness regarding the diagnosis of adult inmates who may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness regarding the treatment of adult inmates who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the diagnosis of adult inmates who may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?
  4. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the treatment of adult inmates who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial, six non-randomized studies, and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding the diagnosis and treatment of adult inmates with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.