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NMIC Bulletin Vol. 22 No. 4 Update on ADHD

7 November, 2016

Update on ADHD

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition characterised by persistent symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity
  • Patients with suspected ADHD should be referred for specialist assessment
  • The management of ADHD usually involves both non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions
  • All patients with ADHD on pharmacological therapy should be monitored regularly