Diagnosis and Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
in Paediatric Patients
Edwin Dias1*, Sarah Rafiq2 and Saipriya Pothireddy3
1Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka State, India
2Final Year, Pharm D, Srinivas College of Pharmacy, Valachil, Mangalore, Karnataka State, India
3First Year, Paediatrics Resident, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka State, India
*Corresponding Authorship: Edwin Dias, Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka State, India.
September 14, 2022; Published: September 29, 2023
Purpose: The neurodevelopmental disorder Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is prevalent in children all over the world. With an emphasis on clinical assessment, differential diagnosis, and comorbidities connected to the disorder, this review article offers an overview of the diagnosis and therapy of ADHD in kids. It investigates the difficulties of overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis, stigma and societal effects, healthcare access, and long-term results for people with ADHD.
Design/Methodology/Approach: This study is review-based. In this review, the researcher makes an effort to provide a brief, pragmatic suggestion by using the comprehensive literature. Throughout the review, the researcher makes extensive use of deductive logic reasoning. The scientific assessment would employ techniques like extensive archive investigation followed by a thorough evaluation.
Findings/Result: One of the most prevalent neurobehavioral disorders in children and young adults is ADHD. This review presents a summary of recent research on issues related to the signs and treatments of ADHD. There are methods for individualized neurofeedback and pharmaceutical therapy presented. The study's primary objective is to conduct a complete analysis of the array of research now available about ADHD and to provide medical practitioners with knowledge about its diagnosis, evaluation, and therapy.
Paper Type: Review Paper.
Keywords: Attention Deficit; Hyperactive; Diagnosis; Symptoms; Treatment
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