Journal article

Service use in children aged 6-8 years with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

D Efron, O Moisuc, V McKenzie, E Sciberras

Archives of Disease in Childhood | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016

Abstract

Objective This study investigated prevalence, types and predictors of professional service use in families of children identified with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the community. Design Setting: children with ADHD were identified through 43 schools using parent and teacher screening questionnaires (Conners 3 ADHD Index) followed by case confirmation using the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version IV. Parents completed a survey about professional service use in the last 12 months. Main outcome measures: data on variables potentially associated with service use were collected from parents (interview and questionnaires), teachers (questionnaires) and children..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in Population Health


Funding Acknowledgements

This study is funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (project grant no. 1008522), the Collier Foundation and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. ES is supported by an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in Population Health (no. 1037159) and DE is supported by a Career Development Award from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. MCRI is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.