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Research Article

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Australian Adults: Prevalence, Persistence, Conduct Problems and Disadvantage

  • Jane L. Ebejer mail,

    jebejer@une.edu.au

    Affiliations: School Of Rural Science and Agriculture, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, Genetic Epidemiology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Sarah E. Medland,

    Affiliation: Genetic Epidemiology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Julius van der Werf,

    Affiliation: School Of Rural Science and Agriculture, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Cedric Gondro,

    Affiliation: School Of Rural Science and Agriculture, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Anjali K. Henders,

    Affiliation: Genetic Epidemiology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Michael Lynskey,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Nicholas G. Martin,

    Affiliation: Genetic Epidemiology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • David L. Duffy

    Affiliation: Genetic Epidemiology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: October 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047404

About the Authors

Jane L. Ebejer, Julius van der Werf, Cedric Gondro
School Of Rural Science and Agriculture, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Jane L. Ebejer, Sarah E. Medland, Anjali K. Henders, Nicholas G. Martin, David L. Duffy
Genetic Epidemiology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Michael Lynskey
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jebejer@une.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JLE DD. Performed the experiments: JLE. Analyzed the data: JLE. Wrote the paper: JLE. Data collection and cleaning: SEM ML AH JLE. Revision of intellectual content: ML DD JV CG SEM NM.