A large-scale study in Sweden has shown that treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with stimulants like Adderall or Ritalin reduced criminality by 32 percent in men and 41 percent in women.
ADHD Treatments Could Prevent Crime.
A new study in Sweden shows that reducing crime is not just for the police anymore. Treating ADHD can curb criminal behavior by as much as 32% in men and 41% in women.
People in the study who received ADHD treatments such as Adderall or Ritalin were less likely to engage in criminal activities. ADHD is diagnosed in at least 10% of the prison population. Could ADHD medications help keep people out of jail?
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