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The Prevalence of ADHD in a Population-Based Sample

The authors note that few studies of ADHD prevalence have used population-based samples, multiple informants, and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; DSM-IV) criteria. Moreover, children who are asymptomatic while receiving ADHD medication often have been misclassified. … Continue reading

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Common Problem Behaviors of Children and Adolescents in General Education Classrooms in the United States

Harrison, Vannest, David, and Reynolds sought to identify the “most common” problem behaviors in classrooms in the United States as reported by teachers on a broadband  rating scale with a demographically representative sample of 3,600 children and adolescents. Results indicate 17 … Continue reading

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Special Education Implications of Point and Cumulative Prevalence for Children With Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Forness, Freeman, Paparella, Kauffman, and Walker report that prevelence of children with emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD) has previously focused almost exclusively on point prevalence or the number of children with EBD presumably needing services at any single point in time.  … Continue reading

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