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Posts Tagged ‘adolescent attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder’

By On September 10th, 2018

ADHD diagnoses in children surge, but experts say over-diagnosing isn’t the problem

According to a new study, more than 10 percent of American children have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), indicating a huge surge in diagnoses over the past 20 years. What the study didn’t find, however, was evidence of rampant over-diagnosing or misdiagnosing as some experts have suggested is occurring. Instead, the researchers from…

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By On September 2nd, 2015

Study Says Children Don’t Outgrow ADHD Despite Previous Research

It is widely believed that children or adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) grow out of the disorder as they get older, but new research suggests that is not the case. A study from the University of Cambridge published this week in the journal European Adolescent Psychiatry, indicates that young adults who were diagnosed…

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