JAMA Pediatrics found that only one of every 10 children ages 4 to 5 with an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnosis or with ADHD-like symptoms receive parent training in behavior management, the gold-standard treatment recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The findings were based on a review of medical records involving over 22,700 children ages 4 to 5 years, 1% of whom had an ADHD diagnosis or symptoms."/> JAMA Pediatrics found that only one of every 10 children ages 4 to 5 with an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnosis or with ADHD-like symptoms receive parent training in behavior management, the gold-standard treatment recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The findings were based on a review of medical records involving over 22,700 children ages 4 to 5 years, 1% of whom had an ADHD diagnosis or symptoms."/> Children with ADHD rarely receive AAP-recommended care

Children with ADHD rarely receive AAP-recommended care

2021-10-21

A study in JAMA Pediatrics found that only one of every 10 children ages 4 to 5 with an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnosis or with ADHD-like symptoms receive parent training in behavior management, the gold-standard treatment recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The findings were based on a review of medical records involving over 22,700 children ages 4 to 5 years, 1% of whom had an ADHD diagnosis or symptoms.

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