Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among adolescents: a review of the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical implications.

  title={Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among adolescents: a review of the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical implications.},
  author={Mark L. Wolraich and Charles J. Wibbelsman and Thomas Edwards Brown and Steven W. Evans and Edward Gotlieb and John Rogers Knight and E. Clarke Ross and Howard H Shubiner and Esther H. Wender and Timothy E Wilens},
  volume={115 6},
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common mental disorder in childhood, and primary care clinicians provide a major component of the care for children with ADHD. However, because of limited available evidence, the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines did not include adolescents and young adults. Contrary to previous beliefs, it has become clear that, in most cases, ADHD does not resolve once children enter puberty. This article reviews the current evidence about… CONTINUE READING
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