Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in an urban school of a developing country

  title={Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in an urban school of a developing country},
  author={Durgesh V. Yewatkar and Dwarika Prasad Pande and Laxmipriya A. Bangde and Tanushree Joshi},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neuro-psychiatric disorder in children. Hence, the prevalence of ADHD and its types in school children as a community based survey in an urban Indian region was assessed in this study. Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted in an urban English medium school. Children studying in sixth to tenth standard were recruited for the study. DSM-IV based ADHD questionnaire was put forth to parents and teachers… 

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