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TOPIC: Significant Increase in ADHD Over Last 9 Years

Significant Increase in ADHD Over Last 9 Years 22 Jan 2013 15:54 #17

By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor
Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on January 22, 2013


A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics finds that new cases of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder by physicians jumped 24 percent between 2001 and 2010.

Investigators examined the electronic health records of nearly 850,000 ethnically diverse children, aged 5 to 11 years, who received care at Kaiser Permanente Southern California between 2001 and 2010. The research findings are in line wih a number of recent nationwide studies documenting more diagnoses of ADHD.

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