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…


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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