One in Ten Children Diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Posted Nov 11 2010 6:11pm
Kids will be kids – short attention spans, full of energy. But more and more US children are being diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a neurological disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, activity and impulse control. In four years, ADHD has jumped 22 percent with one in ten children being diagnosed.