The comorbidity of ADHD and autism spectrum disorder

Kevin M. Antshel, Yanli Zhang-James, Stephen V. Faraone

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ADHD and autism spectrum disorder are common psychiatric comorbidities to each another. In addition, there is behavioral, biological and neuropsychological overlap between the two disorders. There are also several important differences between autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. Treatment strategies for the comorbid condition will also be reviewed. Future areas of research and clinical need will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1117-1128
Number of pages12
JournalExpert Review of Neurotherapeutics
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2013


  • ADHD
  • ASD
  • adolescent
  • autism spectrum
  • children
  • comorbidity
  • developmental disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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