Translating Evidence to Practice: Attention - Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Barnardos. (2017). Translating Evidence to Practice: Attention - Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. https://knowledge.barnardos.ie/handle/20.500.13085/918
ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed childhood disorders. Approximately 3.5% of Irish children and 5% of children worldwide have been diagnosed with this condition and it affects three times as many boys as girls. ADHD is a recognised clinical disorder whereby high levels of hyperactivity/ impulsivity and/or inattention exist, that result in significant psychological, social, educational or occupational impairment that occurs across multiple domains and settings and persist over time.