National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement: diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

@article{Ferguson2000NationalIO,
  title={National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement: diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)},
  author={J. H. Ferguson},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={
          182-93
        }
}
  • J. H. Ferguson
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder of childhood that represents a costly major public health problem. Despite progress, ADHD and its treatment have remained controversial, especially the use of psychostimulants for both short- and long-term treatment. Although an independent diagnostic test for ADHD does not exist, there is evidence supporting the validity of the disorder. Studies (primarily short-term, approximately 3 months), including… CONTINUE READING
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