Treatment of people suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, can help reduce crime. This is indicated by the results of recent studies conducted by Swedish scientists.
Psychiatrists say that to commit crimes are more likely to people with ADHD. Providing open access to appropriate medication can significantly reduce crime and save money, as the scientists reported.
In the UK, as they say in a research study, 3% of children have a diagnosis of ADHD, half of them at the same time continue into adulthood suffer from this syndrome.
People with the disorder often have to deal with the problems that are associated with high levels of hyperactivity and impulsiveness. From 7 to 40% of the people, as the results in the criminal justice system suffer attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a number of other similar disorders, although in most cases, this condition is not formally recognized.
"We propose to give people a personal choice, no one is trying to force them to take drugs," - said in a statement psychiatrist Researchers from the Karolinska Institute Professor Philip Acherson, who analyzed data from over 25,000 people with ADHD in Sweden.