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Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions of ADHD

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is described as the most common neurobehavioral condition of childhood. ADHD may not be a disease per se but rather a group of symptoms representing a final common behavioural pathway of a gamut of emotional, psychological, and/or learning problems. Increasing numbers of children, especially boys, are diagnosed with ADHD and treated with stimulant medications according to a simplified approach.

The following article dispels some of the myths that surround the disorder: