Neuroimaging of ADHD and clinical applications
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterised by age-inappropriate symptoms of inattention, impulsiveness and hyperactivity; it affects 5% of school-aged children worldwide. ADHD is associated with significant psychiatric co-morbidities and mental health problems – both in childhood and adult life, where it persists in 65% of cases, affecting 4% of the adult population.
ADHD in practice 2011; 3(3): 3–5
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