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Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: missing the bull’s eye
  1. Chaithanya Leon,
  2. Ratna Sharma,
  3. Simran Kaur
  1. Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Simran Kaur, Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India; simranaiims{at}

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The article by Cortese and Coghill comprehensively highlights the recent advances in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) research in terms of causes, diagnosis and treatment.1 The effort to understand the current status of the research is laid systematically and the lacunas in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders  (DSM) criteria, prevalence estimation, exact role of environmental and genetic contribution have been addressed well. However, there are few pertinent points that we would like to highlight in this study in terms of plausible diagnostic tools …

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  • Contributors CL wrote the manuscript. RS reviewed the contents. SK wrote and reviewed the content.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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