The 20th Congress of RSCANP,

Băile Felix, 18-21.09.2019

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The 42st National Conference of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry and Allied Professions with international participation


THE CHILD WITH ADHD – A WORLDWIDE ISSUE? EPIDEMIOLOGICAL APPROACH

Autor: Tudor-Adrian Hodor-Popon Felicia Iftene
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ABSTRACT: 

A relatively great number of children in school age presents a series of behavioral, hyperkinetic or attention disorders. Thus, parents, teachers and specialists often encounter issues as scholar absence, social problems or oppositional defiant disorder when dealing with children. ADHD (attention deficit/hyperkinetic disorder) is one of the most frequent behavioral disorders characterizing childhood and adolescence age.The study proposes to reveal some epidemiological aspects of ADHD in children populaion and adolescent individuals by collecting data from speciality literature. Secondly the study was ment to evaluate the quality of life for these subjects by taking into account the parameters of the disease itself, the comorbidities and the domestic and socio-cultural aspects.