How Young Can Adhd Be Detected In Children?

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ADHD and Age: Are Younger Children Targeted for Diagnosis?

Are the youngest children in the classroom diagnosed with ADHD more often? According to a study completed by the University of British Columbia, the answer is YES. This study reviewed information on almost one million school age children, where the cutoff date for entering school is December.  Results from the study showed that children born in December, or the youngest in the classroom, were 39 percent more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and 48 percent more likely to be treated with...

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