Shetty, G. T.; Samms-Vaughan, Maureen E.; Hickling, Frederick W.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
A Study of Psychosocial Factors Affecting Jamaican Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
52 Suppl. 5
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.....