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Table 1 Participant demographics, knowledge of transition and transition stage

From: Transition to adult mental health services for young people with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): a qualitative analysis of their experiences

Participant number Age Gender Ethnicity Diagnosis Co-morbidities Treatment Knowledge of transition* Transition stage at time of interview∞
P1 17 yrs 4 mths Female White British ADHD Self Harm Stimulant Medication No Pre Transition
P2 17 yrs 4 mths Male White British ADHD NA Stimulant Medication Yes Pre Transition
P3 18 yrs 3 mths Male White British ADHD Tourettes including Head Tics and Aggression Stimulant Medication, Non Stimulant ADHD Medication & Antipsychotics No Pre Transition
P4 17 yrs 7 mths Male White British ADHD Communication Stimulant Medication Yes Pre Transition
P5 18 yrs Male White British ADHD NA Stimulant Medication Yes (4 months prior to interview) Transitioned (Multiple previous failed attempts)
P6 18 yrs 3 mths Female White British ADHD Autism, Self Harm, Depression Melatonin, Olanzapine & Concerta, Plus CBT & Client Centred Approaches Yes Transitioned
P7 18 yrs 6 mths Male White British ADHD Autism (Aspergers), Epilepsy, Dyslexia, Aggression Stimulant Medication, Antipsychotics and Antidepressants Yes (1 month before 18th Birthday) In transition
P8 17 yrs 10mths Male White British ADHD Autism Non stimulant ADHD medication, plus family therapy work and parenting support and advice Yes Transitioned (3mths in Adult then discharge to Adult Social Care)
P9 17 yrs 1 mth Male White British ADHD Low self esteem (Previously: Self Harm & Depression) Solution focused and motivational work Yes To be discharged
P10 18 yrs 4 mths Male White British ADHD Depression Anti-depressant medication NA Discharged – Now requiring re entry into services
  1. *At time of Interview/When Mentioned ∞NB. On recruitment (postal questionnaire) all participants were pre-transition.