The worldwide prevalence of ADHD: a systematic review and metaregression analysis.

@article{Polanczyk2007TheWP,
  title={The worldwide prevalence of ADHD: a systematic review and metaregression analysis.},
  author={Guilherme V Polanczyk and Maur{\'i}cio Silva de Lima and Bernardo Lessa Horta and Joseph Biederman and Luis Augusto Rohde},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={164 6},
  pages={
          942-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The worldwide prevalence estimates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)/hyperkinetic disorder (HD) are highly heterogeneous. Presently, the reasons for this discrepancy remain poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to determine the possible causes of the varied worldwide estimates of the disorder and to compute its worldwide-pooled prevalence. METHOD The authors searched MEDLINE and PsycINFO databases from January 1978 to December 2005 and reviewed textbooks… CONTINUE READING

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