ADHD Prevalence in the US Black Population
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 12, Number 5&6, July 2021
Thomas Jordan, MD.
Dr. Jordan has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
We all need to become more aware of the differences in the population prevalence of mental health problems among various communities. This research update offers more recent data, upending what we knew when DSM-5 came out, and giving us a better sense of how to assess black youth and avoiding bias in the diagnostic process.