BEATRICE GALLAI1*, VITTORIA VALENTINI1*, FRANCESCA BARBANERA1*, ROSA MAROTTA2, FRANCESCO LAVANO2, SERENA MARIANNA LAVANO3, AGATA MALTESE4, GABRIELE TRIPI5,6, PALMIRA ROMANO7, MARGHERITA SALERNO8
1Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy - 2Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy - 3Department of Health Sciences, University “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy - 4Department of Psychological, Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy - 5Department PROSAMI, University of Palermo, Italy - 6Childhood Psychiatric Service for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, CH Chinon, France - 7Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Department of Mental Health and Physical and Preventive Medicine; Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Italy - 8Sciences for Mother and Child Health Promotion, University of Palermo, Italy
Disruptive behaviour disorders (DBD) present high comorbidity rate mainly for opposite-defiant disorders that are frequent among children, adolescents and adults affected by with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), probably as result of common temperamental risk factors such as attention, distraction, impulsivity. ADHD tend to manifest in about 50% of individuals diagnosed as disruptive behavioural disorders.
Behavioural disorders, comorbidities, ADHD