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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Shetty, G. T.; Samms-Vaughan, Maureen E.; Hickling, Frederick W.
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Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
A Study of Psychosocial Factors Affecting Jamaican Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2003
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52 Suppl. 5
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19
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To study the pattern of clinical presentation in a sample of Jamaican children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and to find significant differences, if any, in the demographic variables and the environmental experiences of Jamaican children with and without ADHD. Methodology: A sample of 53 children meeting DSM IV criteria for ADHD from three Child Guidance Clinics of Kingston were compared with their randomly selected, age and gender matched classmates without ADHD on psychosocial factors using a matched pairs ensign.....
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