ERIC Number: EJ474031
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Community Mental Health Centers: Where and When.
Cotugno, Albert J.
Psychology in the Schools, v30 n4 p338-44 Oct 1993
Assessed extent to which diagnostic confusion exists in referrals for assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to community mental health centers. Provided comprehensive evaluations to 92 children with previous diagnosis of ADHD. Only 22% of sample were given primary diagnosis of ADHD. Substantial numbers of children were diagnosed instead with primary anxiety and mood disorders. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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