What Kind Of Doctor Diagnoses Adhd?

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Older Children Being Diagnosed with ADHD More Frequently

Last week, a report was released showing that older children (over the age of 12) were being diagnosed with ADHD more frequently than previously. The rate of diagnosis for children under the age of 12 remained the same. For children ages 6 through 11, the rate of diagnosis was around 7 percent. However, for children ages 12 through 17, the rate increased to almost 10 percent. The report was completed based on data compiled from a government survey of over 35,000 households. The survey did not...

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