Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood psychiatric disorders. ADHD affects around 5 % – 7 % of school-aged children. It is a neurodevelopmental disorder that runs a chronic course and causes significant impairments across various domains of everyday functioning, such as peer and social functioning, academic functioning and occupational functioning across the lifespan. Besides the patient, ADHD also has significant negative impact on the caregivers. This is a shortened version of the original article.
Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2021