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Author(s):
Finkel, Elyssa 
Title:
Parental Income, Education and the Diagnosis of ADHD in Children and Adolescents: The case for Germany 
Abstract:
Using survey data for Germany, we examine how parental income and education are associated with the severity of ADHD symptoms and the likelihood of diagnosis in children and adolescents. We find that children from low-income families tend to have higher ADHD symptom scores and are more likely to be diagnosed than children from higher-income families. However, they were also shown to have a higher likelihood of being underdiagnosed (conditional on not having a diagnosis) and were less likely to v...    »
 
Keywords:
Arbeitspapier/Diskussionspapier 
Year:
2011