Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) Term Paper by cee-cee

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)
An examination of the growing incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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The paper explains that ADHD is a neurological condition characterized by inattention and restlessness and is commonly diagnosed in early childhood. The paper states that there is a growing belief that ADHD is growing in incidence. The paper confirms the fact that attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has increased in incidence over a 10-year span in school-aged children.

Current Status of ADHD in the United States

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. (2006). America's Children and the environment (ACE). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved May 31, 2007 from
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  • CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2005) Prevalence of Diagnosis and Medication Treatment for Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder - United States, 2003. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. September 2, 2005; vol.54, No. 34: pp. 842-847.

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