Correlates of ADHD among children in pediatric and psychiatric clinics.

  title={Correlates of ADHD among children in pediatric and psychiatric clinics.},
  author={Betsy Busch and Joseph Biederman and Louise Glassner Cohen and Julie M Sayer and Michael C. Monuteaux and Eric O. Mick and Barry G Zallen and Stephen V Faraone},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  volume={53 9},
OBJECTIVE Conventional wisdom among pediatricians has been that children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who receive their diagnosis and are managed in the primary care setting have fewer comorbid psychiatric disorders and milder impairments than those seen in psychiatric clinics. The authors sought to determine whether comorbidity and clinical correlates of ADHD differ among children in these two settings. METHODS A case-control study design was used. Participants were… CONTINUE READING