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How to Diagnose ADHD in Children and Adolescents

  • Joseph Sadek
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Abstract

Identify your patients: 3–18 year old patient identified with signs or symptoms suggesting ADHD. Symptoms can come from parents’ direct concerns, or the mental health screen, or school, or other sources in group homes or institutions.

Keywords

Anxiety Disorder Mood Disorder Personality Disorder ADHD Symptom Psychotic Disorder 
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ADHD Guidelines Available on the Internet

  1. American Psychological Association. http://www.apa.org/topics/adhd/index.aspx
  2. Australian ADHD Draft Guidelines. http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications/ch54
  3. Canadian ADHD Guidelines. http://www.caddra.ca/cms4/
  4. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). http://publications.nice.org.uk/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-cg72

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Sadek
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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