Prevalence and diagnostic stability of ADHD and ODD in Turkish children: a 4-year longitudinal study


ERCAN E. S. , KANDULU R., USLU E., ARDIC U. A. , YAZICI K. U. , BASAY B. K. , et al.

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH, cilt.7, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1753-2000-7-30
  • Dergi Adı: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH

Özet

Background: This study was designed to assess the prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in a representative sample of second grade students from a country in a region where no previous rates are available (Turkey). The second aim is to evaluate the differences in ADHD and ODD prevalence rates among four different waves with one-year gap in reassessments.