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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Susan Young

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198566830.003.0004
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date: 25 August 2019

Chapter 4 outlines the developmental course of ADHD and the vulnerabilities of youths and adults with ADHD in the criminal justice system. There follows detailed guidance on the assessment of ADHD for legal purposes, including important issues that need to be considered and how these relate to the legal instructions.

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