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Archives: January 2013

posted: Wednesday January 23rd - 9:45am

ADHD Diagnosis in Kids Is Increasing

A new study found that boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed than girls.

three grade school boys with asperger's
One thing is for sure: ADDitude readers who raise children with attention deficit are not alone, and seem to have more and more company. A new study of health records conducted by Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group suggests that rates of diagnosis have jumped by 24 percent since 2001. The apparent rise in diagnosis may be explained by increased awareness of the condition among parents...
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