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Todd Elder, economist at Michigan State University

Nearly 1 Million Children With ADHD Are Potentially Misdiagnosed And More Likely To Receive Stimulant Medication

Nearly 1 million children in the United States are potentially misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder simply because they are the youngest – and most immature – in their kindergarten class, according to new research by a Michigan State University economist. The study will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Health Economics.

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ADHD, Conduct Disorder, And Smoking Most Strongly Related To Dropping Out Of High School

Teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – the most common childhood psychiatric condition in the United States – are less likely to finish high school on time than students with other mental-health disorders that often are considered more serious, a large national study by researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine has found. The study […]

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