Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents. Common pediatric concerns.

  title={Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents. Common pediatric concerns.},
  author={Arthur L. Robin},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  volume={46 5},
ADHD persists into adolescence for 78% of the children diagnosed with this condition. It interferes with school performance, self-esteem, family relationships, and driving and predisposes teenagers to high-risk behaviors. Some teens are diagnosed with ADHD for the first time during the second decade of life. The pediatrician must be sensitive to the… CONTINUE READING