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Horizon: Living with ADHD

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:314
  1. Charles Essex (, consultant neurodevelopmental paediatrician

    BBC 2, 3 February at 9 pm

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    When I see a child with a disability or behaviour problem I know that I see them for 30 minutes and then move on to the next patient. The parents cannot move on. This programme showed some of what parents of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have to put up with.

    As cameras followed two families for six months the parents told their experiences without interruption from an interviewer. The viewer saw some of the day to day behaviour of children with ADHD …

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