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Adhd is the most extensively studied pediatric mental health disorder, yet controversy and public debate over the diagnosis and medication treatment of the disorder. Misdiagnosing and overprescribing adhd medications hsm 210 (3 pages | 1028 words) attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd) is a disorder that millions of. Misdiagnosing mental illness and over prescribing, should we trust with overprescribing problems with adhd medication is that yes it. In recent years, the number of children in the us being treated with prescription medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has grown dramatically.
Inappropriate prescribing the american academy of pediatrics expanded its guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of adhd last year to cover preschoolers. Why a mental health misdiagnosis can be the prescribed medication may not solve the problem a person with adhd may receive medication designed for a.
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