Public knowledge, beliefs, and treatment preferences concerning attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Mcleod2007PublicKB,
  title={Public knowledge, beliefs, and treatment preferences concerning attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={J D Mcleod and Danielle L. Fettes and Peter S. Jensen and Bernice A. Pescosolido and Jack K. Martin},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={626-31}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to understand the level of public knowledge about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), treatment preferences for the disorder, and their sociodemographic correlates. METHODS A short battery of questions about ADHD was included in the 2002 General Social Survey (N=1,139). In face-to-face interviews, respondents answered questions about whether they had heard of ADHD, what they knew about ADHD, their beliefs about whether ADHD is a "real" disease, and… CONTINUE READING