Challenges in ADHD care for ethnic minority children: A review of the current literature

@article{Slobodin2020ChallengesIA,
  title={Challenges in ADHD care for ethnic minority children: A review of the current literature},
  author={Ortal Slobodin and Rafik Masalha},
  journal={Transcultural Psychiatry},
  year={2020},
  volume={57},
  pages={468 - 483}
}
While attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been extensively studied in the past decades, the role of social and cultural practices in its assessment, diagnosis, and treatment has been often overlooked. This selective review provides an overview of research that explores social and cultural influences on help-seeking behavior in ethnic minority children with ADHD. Studies were selected that address cultural diversity in three areas of ADHD help-seeking: problem recognition, access… Expand
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