ADHD and secondary ADHD criteria fail to identify many at-risk survivors of pediatric ALL and brain tumor.

@article{Kahalley2011ADHDAS,
  title={ADHD and secondary ADHD criteria fail to identify many at-risk survivors of pediatric ALL and brain tumor.},
  author={Lisa S Kahalley and Heather M Conklin and Vida L. Tyc and Stephanie J Wilson and Pamela S. Hinds and Shengjie Wu and Xiaoping P Xiong and Melissa M. Hudson},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={110-8}
}
BACKGROUND Post-treatment attention problems experienced by pediatric cancer survivors have been described as similar to symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) experienced in physically healthy children. Accordingly, the objectives of this study were to: (a) estimate the rate of occurrence of ADHD and secondary ADHD (SADHD) in a sample of pediatric cancer survivors, (b) compare the rate of ADHD/SADHD among survivors to the prevalence of ADHD in the general population, and… CONTINUE READING

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