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={Rae Thomas and Sharon Sanders and Jenny Doust and Elaine Beller and Paul Glasziou},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={e994-1001}
}
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. We conducted a meta-analysis to: establish a benchmark pooled prevalence for ADHD; examine whether estimates have increased with publication of different editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM); and explore the effect of study… CONTINUE READING
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