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Phenomenology

Tobias Banaschewski and Luis Rohde

in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Hyperkinetic Disorder

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199577651
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607525 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199577651.003.0002

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Phenomenology

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The core symptoms of ADHD are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity As the presentation and challenges of ADHD change over time, clinicians must take a lifespan approach and follow patients closely, modifying their care and treatment according to the individuals current needs Comorbid conditions are the rule in clinical samples ADHD is associated with seriously impairment for patient, family and society.

Chapter.  4989 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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