It was a medical and public policy mystery.
In the last decade, the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has gone up by more than 40% nationwide. What could account for such a sharp increase?
In their new book, The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money, and Today’s Push for Performance (Oxford University Press, March 2014), Professor Richard M. Scheffler, a health economist and Professor Stephen P. Hinshaw, a clinical psychologist combine their expertise to sleth out the answers.
Read more at the Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley.