The value of an inter-agency pathway for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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Russell, L., Forbes, F., Forsyth, K., Maciver, D., Mulvanny, A. & Whitehead, J. (2011) The value of an inter-agency pathway for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), International Journal of Therapy and Rehabiliation, vol. 18, , pp. 404-410,
Introduction: This article, co-authored by experts in research, child and adolescent mental health, occupational therapy and education services, considers service provision in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Contents: This article outlines the roles of those who are involved in service provision for children and young people with ADHD, and identifies the challenges faced by ADHD services. Care pathways are then described, with details of factors which need to be considered in the mapping of potential local pathways. Conclusions: The development of local care pathways for the diagnosis and management of ADHD is suggested as a method of meeting the challenges identified.