Improving ADHD referral pathways following audit
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly complex condition that is of particular importance as it sits at the crossroads of developmental and psychiatric pathology. ADHD is characterised by attention difficulties, impulsivity, overactivity, inappropriate social behaviour and difficulties in interpersonal relationships. The prevalence of ADHD varies in different countries, and ranges from 1.7–17.8% depending on the criteria used.
ADHD in practice 2009; 1(3): 9–12
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