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Categorical Diagnosis of Extreme Hyperactivity, Impulsivity, and Inattention in Very Young Children

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This article reviews the diagnostic criteria and rational for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Overactivity Disorder of Toddlerhood (OADT) in DC:0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood.

In this article, Mary Margaret Gleason and Kathryn L. Humphryes describe the evidence supporting validity and reliability of these diagnoses in very young children. Clinical implications are also presented.

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