ADHD: Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents

Mark Wolraich, Lawrence Brown, Ronald T. Brown, George DuPaul, Marian Earls, Heidi M. Feldman, Theodore G. Ganiats, Beth Kaplanek, Bruce Meyer, James Perrin, Karen Pierce, Michael Reiff, Martin T. Stein, Susanna Visser, Melissa Capers, Caryn Davidson

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Abstract

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood and can profoundly affect the academic achievement, well-being, and social interactions of children; the American Academy of Pediatrics first published clinical recommendations for the diagnosis and evaluation of ADHD in children in 2000; recommendations for treatment followed in 2001.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1007-1022
Number of pages16
JournalPediatrics
Volume128
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Behavioral therapy
  • Children
  • Medication
  • Preschool

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