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Athletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for anxiety and depression after concussion

19:50 EDT 12 Jul 2018 | News-Medical.net

Athletes who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be at greater risk for experiencing persistent anxiety and depression after a concussion than people who do not have ADHD, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's Sports Concussion Conference in Indianapolis, July 20 to 22, 2018. ADHD is a brain disorder that affects attention and behavior.

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