Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder Articles

At a glance

Below is a list of recent scientific articles generated from CDC programs and activities.

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Scientific articles

CDC scientific articles

These articles are either from CDC funded research or have at least one CDC author. These articles are listed by date of publication, most current first.


"Sudden Increases in U.S. Stimulant Prescribing: Alarming or Not?"‎

Author commentary on CDC's publication titled "Trends in Prescription Stimulant Fills Among Commercially Insured Children and Adults — United States, 2016–2021."

Read the full editorial in the Journal of Attention Disorders.





Watch a video about Developmental Disabilities among Children in the U.S. from Pediatrics.

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Video: Prevalence and Trends of Developmental Disabilities among Children in the United States: 2009-2017 | October 2019



Watch a video about ADHD diagnosis and treatment from the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

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Video: A National Profile of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment Among US Children Aged 2 to 5 Years | July 2017

All Articles

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