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The ‘Adult ADHD and comorbid substance-use disorder’ webinar was hosted by Dr Peter Mason (Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Birkenhead, UK) on Monday 17th September. He was joined on this webinar by Professor Toni Ramos (Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain) for a highly informative interactive patient case study discussion.

These webinars may in part reflect the personal experiences and opinions of the presenters. Treatment-related statements do not necessarily reflect Shire’s position nor are they necessarily in line with the approved labels in all countries.


Question 1 (of 4)

In a Spanish observational study by Piñeiro-Dieguez et al (2016), which investigated psychiatric comorbidity at the time of adult ADHD diagnosis in 367 patients, the prevalence of comorbid substance-use disorder in adults with ADHD was:

Please select one of the following

25.3%
31.3%
39.2%
45.2%

Question 2 (of 4)

In a multinational cross‑sectional European study by Deberdt et al (2015), the prevalence of comorbid ADHD among 349 adults with substance dependence was:

Please select one of the following

12.8%
27.1%
24.4%
30.8%

Question 3 (of 4)

In a study by Halmøy et al (2009), which compared outcomes in 414 adults with ADHD by treatment status during childhood (treated vs untreated), patients who were treated during childhood had:

Please select one of the following

A higher prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol
A lower prevalence of problems with alcohol, but a similar prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol
A lower prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol, but a similar prevalence of problems with alcohol
A similar prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol

Question 4 (of 4)

In a study by Bihlar Muld et al, which investigated long-term outcomes by treatment status (treated vs untreated) in 60 adult male patients with ADHD and comorbid severe substance use disorder, treated patients had:

Please mark all that apply

Lower mortality and substance use and better occupational outcomes amongst treated adults
Lower substance use relapses, better occupational outcomes and no effect on mortality amongst treated adults
Treatment had no effect on mortality, substance use or occupational outcomes
Lower substance use but no effect on mortality or occupational outcomes in treated adults

Question 1 (of 4)

In a Spanish observational study by Piñeiro-Dieguez et al (2016), which investigated psychiatric comorbidity at the time of adult ADHD diagnosis in 367 patients, the prevalence of comorbid substance-use disorder in adults with ADHD was:

Please select one of the following

25.3%
31.3%
39.2%
45.2%

Question 2 (of 4)

In a multinational cross‑sectional European study by Deberdt et al (2015), the prevalence of comorbid ADHD among 349 adults with substance dependence was:

Please select one of the following

12.8%
27.1%
24.4%
30.8%

Question 3 (of 4)

In a study by Halmøy et al (2009), which compared outcomes in 414 adults with ADHD by treatment status during childhood (treated vs untreated), patients who were treated during childhood had:

Please select one of the following

A higher prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol
A lower prevalence of problems with alcohol, but a similar prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol
A lower prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol, but a similar prevalence of problems with alcohol
A similar prevalence of problems with drugs other than alcohol

Question 4 (of 4)

In a study by Bihlar Muld et al, which investigated long-term outcomes by treatment status (treated vs untreated) in 60 adult male patients with ADHD and comorbid severe substance use disorder, treated patients had:

Please mark all that apply

Lower mortality and substance use and better occupational outcomes amongst treated adults
Lower substance use relapses, better occupational outcomes and no effect on mortality amongst treated adults
Treatment had no effect on mortality, substance use or occupational outcomes
Lower substance use but no effect on mortality or occupational outcomes in treated adults

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