Parental explanatory models of ADHD

  title={Parental explanatory models of ADHD},
  author={D. M.S.H.S.ReginaBussingM. and D. R.N.FayeA.GaryEd. and D. TerryL.MillsPh. and D. CynthiaWilsonGarvanPh.},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
This study describes parents’ explanatory models of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and examines model variation by child characteristics. Children with ADHD (N = 182) were identified from a school district population of elementary school students. A reliable coding system was developed for parental responses obtained in ethnographic interviews in order to convert qualitative into numerical data for quantitative analysis. African-American parents were less likely to connect the… CONTINUE READING

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