Evaluation and treatment of ADHD.

  title={Evaluation and treatment of ADHD.},
  author={William D. Smucker and Mona Hedayat},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={64 5},
Symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are present in as many as 9 percent of school-age children. ADHD-specific questionnaires can help determine whether children meet diagnostic criteria for the disorder. The recommended evaluation also includes documenting the type and severity of ADHD symptoms, verifying the presence of normal vision and hearing, screening for comorbid psychologic conditions, reviewing the child's developmental history and school performance, and… CONTINUE READING