- Pediatric Annals
- October 2011 - Volume 40 · Issue 10: 493-498
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is the most common childhood neurobehavioral disorder, with an estimated prevalence ranging from 3% to 12%.1–3
It is also among the three most prevalent chronic health conditions affecting school-age children, along with asthma and chronic otitis media.
Both authors are with Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. Matthew G. Biel, MD, MSc, is Chief, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics. Maria E. McGee, MD, MS, MPH, is Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow.
Drs. Biel and McGee have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Address correspondence to: Matthew G. Biel, MD, MSc; and Maria E. McGee, MD, MS, MPH, Georgetown University Hospital, 2115 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 2nd floor, Washington, DC, 20007; fax: 202-944-5402; email: ,.firstname.lastname@example.org@gunet.georgetown.edu