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Navigating the Fine Line: ADHD Diagnosis Among the Youngest in Class

March 15, 2024

In the realm of childhood development, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) stands as a beacon of concern and controversy. Recent studies shed light on a compelling facet of this issue: children who are among the youngest in their class are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD compared to their older peers. This revelation prompts a critical examination of how age-relative immaturity may be misinterpreted as a medical condition, potentially leading to overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment. Read More