Culturally Competent Strategies for Assessing and Treating ADHD in African American Adults

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder associated with symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. When ADHD persists into adulthood, patients often experience occupational and social impairments and may present with mood, anxiety, or substance use disorders. Despite the deleterious effects of ADHD, many adults, especially minority patients, remain undiagnosed and untreated.

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