[Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Colombian children and teenagers].

@article{Cornejo2005PrevalenceOA,
  title={[Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Colombian children and teenagers].},
  author={Jos{\'e} William Cornejo and O Os{\'i}o and Y Elda Eliza S{\'a}nchez and Jaime Carrizosa and Gabriela Jimenez Zeron Sanchez and Hugo Grisales and H Castillo-Parra and Jorge A Holgu{\'i}n},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={716-22}
}
INTRODUCTION Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioural disorder among schoolchildren. It may persist into adulthood and affect performance in the academic, social, occupational and familial spheres, and increase the use and abuse of alcohol and psychoactive substances and the risk of having an accident. Its prevalence throughout the world varies widely and further knowledge about this situation would be valuable for the development of policies in the… CONTINUE READING

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