Practitioner Review: Assessment and treatment of preschool children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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Summary of "Practitioner Review: Assessment and treatment of preschool children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder."

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often emerges during the preschool years and remains impairing throughout the life span. Early identification and intervention may yield lasting benefits that alter the often-adverse trajectory of the disorder.


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Name: Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
ISSN: 1469-7610


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