Early detection and intervention for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

  title={Early detection and intervention for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder},
  author={Edmund J. S. Sonuga-Barke and Johanna Koerting and Elizabeth Smith and Donna C. McCann and Margaret Thompson},
  journal={Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics},
  pages={557 - 563}
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a high-cost/high-burden disorder. Early detection and intervention may prevent or ameliorate the development of the disorder and reduce its long-term impact. In this article, we set out a rationale for an early detection and intervention program. First, we highlight the costs of the condition and second, we discuss the limitations of the current treatments. We then outline the potential value of an early detection and intervention program. We… 

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