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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English


  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Epidemiology.,
  • Conduct disorders in children -- Epidemiology.,
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity -- epidemiology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [136]-143) and index.

Statementby Eric Taylor ... [et al.].
SeriesMaudsley monographs ;, no. 33
ContributionsTaylor, Eric A.
LC ClassificationsRJ506.H9 E75 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2027817M
ISBN 100192621726
LC Control Number91003889

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Background Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed neuropsychiatric disorder in childhood, but the frequency of the condition is not well established in . Prevalence of ADHD Among Adults. Based on diagnostic interview data from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), Figure 4 shows the estimated prevalence of adults aged 18 to 44 years with a current diagnosis of ADHD. 5. The overall prevalence of current adult ADHD is %. Prevalence . Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood behavioural disorder. Systematic reviews indicate that the community prevalence globally is between 2% and 7%, with an average of around 5%. At least a further 5% of children have substantial difficulties with overactivity, inattention, and impulsivity that are just under the threshold to meet full diagnostic criteria for ADHD.   ADHD presents with persistent and impairing symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Children with ADHD can be negatively labelled or treated differently at school and at .