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In 2005-06, 5% of children are given drugs for emotional or behavioral problems such as ADHD while another 5% received treatment other than medication. (Source: National Health Interview Survey,  "Use of Mental Health Services in the Past 12 Months by Children Aged 4-17 Years: United States, 2005-2006"

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This page last reviewed September 08, 2008


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