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ERIC Number: EJ861603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 90
ISSN: ISSN-1940-4158
A Contemporary Review of the Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD
Wright, Craig; Shelton, Doug; Wright, Michalle
Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, v14 n2 p199-214 Nov 2009
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neuro-behavioural disorder that presents frequently in paediatric and mental health settings. Children with ADHD present with symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention, distractibility and impulsivity. The purpose of this paper is to provide clinicians with a summary of contemporary issues relevant to their clinical understanding, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the disorder. Issues discussed include the primary and secondary symptoms of the disorder, developmental course, underlying causes, recognition in a clinical setting, diagnosis and treatment.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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