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Costly adult ADHD shunned by medical aids

Chris Bateman

Abstract


Lack of clinical knowledge and financial support for adults with attention deficit hyperactive disorder are major barriers to treatment and diagnosis of a disorder affecting an estimated one million South Africans aged 20 - 50 years.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Keywords

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; ADHD; Medical aids

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2016;106(5):431. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i5.10910

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-04-14
Date published: 2016-04-14

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