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Research on Consequences: Hyperactive Girls Face Problems as Adults

March 20, 2008

people and society graphic Young girls who are hyperactive are more likely to get hooked on smoking, underperform in school or jobs and gravitate towards mentally abusive relationships as adults, according to a joint study by researchers from the Université de Montréal and the University College London that is published in the latest issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry. Full Story

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