The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Early detection and intervention for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Record type: Article

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a high-cost/high-burden disorder. Early detection and intervention may prevent or ameliorate the development of the disorder and reduce its long-term impact. In this article, we set out a rationale for an early detection and intervention program. First, we highlight the costs of the condition and second, we discuss the limitations of the current treatments. We then outline the potential value of an early detection and intervention program. We review evidence on predictors of poor outcomes for early ADHD signs and discuss how these might allow us to target early intervention more cost-effectively. We then examine potential barriers to engagement with at-risk samples. This leads to a discussion of possible intervention approaches and how these could be improved. Finally, we describe the Program for Early Detection and Intervention for ADHD (PEDIA), a 5-year program of research supported by the UK National Institute for Health Research and conducted at the University of Southampton (Southampton, UK), which aims to develop and evaluate a strategy for early intervention.

Full text not available from this repository.

Citation

Sonuga-Barke, Edmund J.S., Koerting, Johanna, Smith, Elizabeth, McCann, Donna C. and Thompson, Margaret (2011) Early detection and intervention for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 11, (4), pp. 557-563. (doi:10.1586/ern.11.39). (PMID:21469928).

More information

Published date: 2011

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 187255
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/187255
ISSN: 1473-7175
PURE UUID: 504e201f-678e-4543-a818-3c627b7f1a28

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 16 May 2011 14:25
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:46

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: Edmund J.S. Sonuga-Barke
Author: Johanna Koerting
Author: Elizabeth Smith
Author: Donna C. McCann
Author: Margaret Thompson

University divisions


Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×