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Male clin­i­cians may be misdiag­nosing 39% of ADHD-diagnosed boys

39% We had sev­eral read­ers high­light this strik­ing sta­tis­tic from yesterday’s blog post, Is ADHD over­diag­nosed? Find­ings from a new study in Germany

This is but another exam­ple on the grow­ing need to base behavioral/ men­tal health pre­ven­tion, diag­nos­tic and treat­ment not on symp­toms alone, but to mea­sure and incor­po­rate objec­tive mark­ers of brain func­tion, as dis­cussed in our pre­vi­ous arti­cle Neurofeedback/ Quan­ti­ta­tive EEG for ADHD diag­no­sis and in Thomas Insel’s blog post on big data.

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