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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Sep 1, 2001 Issue
Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD [Article]

Symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are present in as many as 9 percent of school-age children. ADHD-specific questionnaires can help determine whether children meet diagnostic criteria for the disorder. The recommended evaluation also includes documenting the type and severi...


May 1, 2001 Issue
The Child With ADHD: Using the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline [Article]

The American Academy of Pediatrics developed an evidence-based clinical practice guideline that provides recommendations for the assessment and diagnosis of school-aged children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This guideline, the first of two guidelines to provide recommendatio...


Nov 1, 2000 Issue
Adult ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment in Family Medicine [Article]

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 30 to 50 percent of adults who had ADHD in childhood. Accurate diagnosis of ADHD in adults is challenging and requires attention to early development and symptoms of inattention, distractibility, impulsivity and emotional lability. Diagnosis is...


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