6 pitfalls to avoid in managing ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2019-08-08

Pediatricians need to be not only cognizant of the diagnostic criteria, clinical mimics, comorbidities, and complications of ADHD, but also be comfortable with managing a whole host of complications and other issues, such as stimulant abuse and diversion, that can be very subtle. This article will review the diagnostic criteria for ADHD and discuss 6 pitfalls that may face the treating pediatrician.