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ADHD, race and the tough questions in between

 A recent study in Pediatrics is bringing needed attention to disparities in mental health care — while skirting crucial questions about ADHD. Tracking more than 15,000 U.S. students from kindergarten to eighth grade, the study found that non-white children are less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than their white counterparts. They’re also less likely to … Continue reading