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ADHD: The Facts

Mark Selikowitz


ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is now recognized as one of the most common causes of learning and behavioural difficulties in school-aged children. Symptoms include poor concentration, forgetfulness, poor organization, impulsivity, restlessness, poor social skills, learning difficulties, low self-esteem, and defiant behaviour. Despite growing awareness of ADHD among parents and health professionals, it is still widely misunderstood. This third edition of ADHD: The Facts provides information on how ADHD is diagnosed, on conventional medical and alternative therapies, and on way ... More

Keywords: ADHD, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, poor concentration, forgetfulness, combined type, comorbidity, disorganisation, defiant behaviour

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198867371
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198867371.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Selikowitz, author
Consultant Developmental Paediatrician

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