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Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents

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  • Heidi M. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • and Michael I. Reiff, M.D.

ADHD is characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, or a combination of these symptoms, which compromise functioning. Management includes medications (shown to improve core symptoms but not necessarily functional outcomes) and behavioral therapies.

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Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available with the full text of this article at

No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.

This article was updated on December 18, 2014, at

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA (H.M.F.); and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (M.I.R.).

Address reprint requests to Dr. Feldman at the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Rd., Suite 315, Palo Alto, CA 94304, or at .

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