Redesigned survey may help physicians better understand trends in diagnosis, treatment of ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2018-02-22

A newly redesigned national survey indicates that the estimated prevalence of ADHD diagnosis does not appear to have increased in the time since previous nationally representative estimates were published. But, a significant proportion of U.S. children and adolescents aged 2 to 17 years — estimated at 6.1 million — have been diagnosed with the disorder, which justifies the continued monitoring of treatment received and outcomes of the population, according to the researchers.