Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Thomas2015PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={R. Thomas and S. Sanders and J. Doust and E. Beller and P. Glasziou},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={135},
  pages={e1001 - e994}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are widely debated, fueled by variations in prevalence estimates across countries, time, and broadening diagnostic criteria. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Medline, PsycINFO, CINAHL, Embase, and Web of Science were searched for studies with point prevalence estimates of ADHD. We included studies of children that used the diagnostic criteria from DSM-III, DSM-III-R and DSM-IV in any language.Expand
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