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DSM-IV ADHD: Prevalence based on parent and teacher ratings of Malaysian primary school children

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Gomez, R and Hafetz, N, DSM-IV ADHD: Prevalence based on parent and teacher ratings of Malaysian primary school children, Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 4, (1) pp. 41-44. ISSN 1876-2018 (2011) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2010.12.003

Abstract

Based on Malaysian parent and teacher agreement for ratings of their primary school-aged children on a scale comprising the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders- IV Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms, this study examined the prevalence rates of the three ADHD types. The prevalence rates for the Inattentive, Hyperactive–Impulsive, and Combined types were 0.96%, 0.32%, and 0.32%, respectively. For all types together, the male to female ratio was 4:1.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Research Group:Psychology
Research Field:Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Objective Field:Mental Health
Author:Gomez, R (Professor Rapson Gomez)
ID Code:71814
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Psychology
Deposited On:2011-08-08
Last Modified:2015-01-27
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