Trying (and Failing) to Pin Down Racial Disparity in ADHD Diagnosis

 ADHD in the News 2016-08-25

A disparity in ADHD diagnoses between white and black children is well established, but it remains unclear whether this is due to overdiagnosis in the one or underdiagnosis in the other. Researchers writing in the journal Pediatrics suggest that it's underdiagnosed in blacks, but as MedPage Today clinical reviewer F. Perry Wilson reports in this 150-second analysis, the data might not support that conclusion.