Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among children aged 5-17 years in the United States, 1998-2009.

  title={Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among children aged 5-17 years in the United States, 1998-2009.},
  author={Lara J Akinbami and Xian Liu and Patricia N. Pastor and Cynthia A. Reuben},
  journal={NCHS data brief},
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental health disorders of childhood. The symptoms of ADHD (inattention, impulsive behavior, and hyperactivity) begin in childhood and often persist into adulthood. These symptoms frequently lead to functional impairment in academic, family, and social settings. The causes and risk factors for ADHD are unknown, but genetic factors likely play a role. Diagnosis of ADHD involves several steps, including a medical exam; a… CONTINUE READING

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