Psychiatric disorders are very common in the general pediatric population. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common psychiatric diagnosis in childhood but can mimic and be found comorbidity with other psychiatric disorders. It is necessary for primary care providers to perform a thorough initial workup for ADHD and possible comorbidity psychiatric disorders to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment of pediatric patients.
"Pediatric ADHD and Screening for Comorbidities,"
SIU Journal of Medical Science Scholarly Works: Vol. 1:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/jmssw/vol1/iss1/4
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