ADHD children should be screened for psychotic symptoms, study suggests

ADHD children should be screened for psychotic symptoms, study suggests

A review has found children with ADHD should be screened for psychotic symptoms before they start taking medication for the condition.

In a small number of children, these medications can bring on psychotic symptoms.

ABC Radio National’s Dr Norman Swan speaks to Associate Professor James Scott, Head of the Child and Youth Mental Health Research Group at QCMHR, on The Health Report.

 

 

Originally published by ABC Radio National.

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