Systematic review of the epidemiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Arab countries.

@article{Alhraiwil2015SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the epidemiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Arab countries.},
  author={Najla J Alhraiwil and Anna Al{\`i} and Mowafa Said Househ and Ali Maeed S. Al-Shehri and Ashraf El-Metwally},
  journal={Neurosciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={137-44}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the epidemiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Arab countries, and identify gaps for future research. METHODS We searched PubMed from July 1978 to July 2014 and reviewed local journals with cross-referencing. The keywords we used were ADHD, diagnosis, prevalence, incidence, factor, diagnosis, rate, risk, and each of the names of the 22 Arab countries (Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and so on). Studies were eligible for inclusion if they… CONTINUE READING
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