Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in female schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia

  title={Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in female schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Elham Jenahi and Mohamed Salah El-din Hassan Khalil and Hassan Bella},
  booktitle={Annals of Saudi medicine},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly seen developmental disorder, with significant impacts on the child's social, psychological, and scholastic functioning. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of ADHD in female primary schoolchildren. DESIGN AND SETTING A cross-sectional study conducted in Al-Khobar Town, Eastern Saudi Arabia. METHODS A random sample of six primary schools for girls… CONTINUE READING

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