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Study: Nearly One-Quarter of U.S. Children with ADHD Don’t Receive Treatment

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June 14, 2022Nationwide, 23.6% of children diagnosed with ADHD receive no ADHD-specific treatment, according to a new U.S. study analyzing parent responses published in the Journal of Attention Disorders1.

The research found that in the state with the lowest ADHD treatment rate, New Jersey, 42.6% of children with ADHD received no form of ADHD-specific treatment — behavioral therapy or medication.

Nebraska, the state with the highest treatment, saw a 91.6% treatment rate for children with ADHD, with 81.4% receiving medication.

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