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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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