ADHD Consulting Certification Article on ADHD Medication and Work Performance

ADHD has a horrible affect on work and school.  This is a known fact and is of no surprise that adults who do not manage and treat their ADHD also suffer poor work performances.  Work requires focus and attention and ADHD just strips the individual of those abilities

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The article, “Adult Work Productivity Decreases with Poor ADHD Medication Adherence” by Lilly Constance looks at a study that reviewed individuals who did not properly maintain their medication doses for ADHD and the correlation between that and work.  The article states,

“Poor stimulant medication adherence was associated with greater absenteeism and indirect costs for adults with ADHD, according to a study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders.The small study, which included 395 participants with low/medium adherence and 207 with high adherence to ADHD medication, found significantly greater levels of absenteeism, absenteeism-related indirect costs, and total indirect costs among the subjects with poor adherence”

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