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Attention Magazine June 2003
Symptoms vs. Impairment: The Role of Impairment in Diagnosing ADHD
The author discusses the difference between the symptoms of ADHD and impairments in the context of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-4th edition and previous editions.
ADHD Myths: Science over Cynicism
Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison
This article dispels seven myths about ADHD, such as ADHD is not a real disorder, it’s the result of poor parenting, or ADHD is overdiagnosed.
Diagnosing ADHD in Minorities
Charles A. Barrett
This article focuses on several misconceptions that affect the assessment and diagnosis of ADHD in minority students. Suggestions for parents and clinicians are provided.
ADHD: Cultural Attitudes & Perceptions
A group of African American clinicians review a study that specifically addresses ADHD and race issues and the opinions of consumers of color. The clinicians find a greater need for research on the impact of an ADHD diagnosis across ethnic and racial lines.