The ADHD explosion in Sweden and its consequences for child welfare


ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is the fastest growing psychiatric diagnosis among young people in Sweden and probably in the world. Drug treatment is common among those with a diagnosis, but little is known... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Tommy Lundström (Department of social work, Stockholm University)
  2. Patrik Karlsson (Department of social work, Stockholm University)

Topic Areas

Residential child care , Mental health of children and young people in care


OS-07 » Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Children in Care (12:30 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala 3)