Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)
Dr. Russell Barkley: Untreated ADHD Reduces Life Expectancy

Dr. Russell Barkley: Untreated ADHD Reduces Life Expectancy

January 9, 2019

The message is clear. Treatment for ADHD, along with the related health risks it poses, has the possibility of adding an average of nine to 13 years to the lifespan of children and adults diagnosed with ADHD. This is the implication of a cutting-edge research study conducted by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., who evaluated the connection between ADHD and 14 critical health factors including nutrition, exercise, and tobacco and alcohol use.