Learning Objectives, ADHD in Children and Adolescents, CCPR, January/February 2016

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After reading the articles in this issue, you should be able to:

  1. Discuss the role of executive functioning impairment in the presentation and treatment needs of children and adolescents with ADHD.
  2. Identify some of the factors that may be affecting the increased rate of ADHD diagnosis in children and adolescents and their relevance for clinical practice.
  3. Describe how some of the newer stimulant preparations resemble and differ from older formulations for treating ADHD in children and adolescents.