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Article: Good reasons for treating ADHD in prison by Lena Lundholm (2017)

Lena Lundholm, PhD and clinical psychologist, has over the past ten years been involved in research and development concerning ADHD, substance abuse and the relation to crime. She is now Section Manager in the Swedish Prison and Probation Service.

She describes Swedish frontline experience and international research evidence of assessing and treating ADHD in prison. ADHD seem to be one of the drivers behind anti-social behaviour, particularly for violent behaviour and drug abuse.

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