Rethinking Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has increased substantially over the past 20 years: by some estimates, as much as 30%.1 Much like the rise in autism prevalence, the reasons for this are likely multifactorial, including an actual rise in incidence as well as increased recognition and diagnosis.
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