Monday, November 21, 2016

Study: ADHD may be overdiagnosed in children with ASD

Overlapping symptoms may make a common diagnostic tool for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder less accurate in children with autism spectrum disorder, according to a study in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Researchers say refining the tool is important, because some medications for ADHD are less effective in children with ASD.  United Press International

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