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Attention Magazine December 2005

How Prevalent is ADHD in Adults?

Stephen V. Faraone

This article reviews and methodology for several prevalence studies of ADHD in adults. Overall, estimates range from 2.9 to 6.0 percent, making an average of 4.5 percent of adults with ADHD.

Latino/Hispanic Cultural Influences on Assessing and Treating ADHD

Jose J. Bauermeister PhD

This article emphasizes the importance for professionals to account for cultural differences when assessing or treating Hispanic individuals who may have ADHD. Treatment may be more effective if cultural values such as language, family relations, and other social conventions are considered.

Influencias Culturales de Latinos/Hispanos sobre la evaluación y tratmiento del TDA/H

Jose J. Bauermeister PhD

Este artículo enfatiza la importancia de las diferentes culturas que profesionales deben tomar en cuenta cuando evaluan o tratan a Hispanos con ADHD. El tratamiento puede ser mas efectivo si se toma en cuenta los diferentes valores culturales, tales como lenguaje, relaciones entre familias y otras situaciones sociales.