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  • L Bellak, R B Black
  • Clinical therapeutics
  • 1992
It has been estimated that 30% to 70% of children who are diagnosed as having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will continue to show symptoms of the condition as adults. Since the prevalence of ADHD among school children may be 3% or more, its prevalence among adults may be 1% or 2%. The third revised edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical(More)
One adult subgroup of the schizophrenic syndrome seems to share minimal brain dysfunction (MBD) as Anlage, mostly but not exclusively on a familial basis and occurring in varying degrees. Pathogenically, MBD usually involves problems of spatial orientation, the development of language, and a low external and internal stimulus barrier. These cortical(More)
"Attention deficit disorder (ADD) psychosis" merits delineation as a separate entity. It constitutes the end result of the effects of a certain particular neurological deficit (ADD) on personality organization. It is my belief that about 10 percent of psychoses currently diagnosed most often schizophrenic and sometimes affective psychosis must best be(More)