Birth month as predictor of ADHD medication use in Dutch school classes

@article{Krabbe2014BirthMA,
  title={Birth month as predictor of ADHD medication use in Dutch school classes},
  author={E. Krabbe and E. Thoutenhoofd and M. Conradi and S. Pijl and L. Batstra},
  journal={European Journal of Special Needs Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={571 - 578}
}
Several international studies have shown that pupils who are comparatively young within their year group have a greater likelihood of being diagnosed with ADHD and receiving ADHD medication. The findings suggest that comparatively young but age-appropriate behaviour some pupils show in school may be confused with ADHD. This study investigates whether this noted association between birth month and ADHD medication is also found in the Netherlands; and if so, whether GPs (general practitioners… Expand
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