Is there an “ADHD Epidemic”?

What is the global rate of ADHD? Is that increasing? Why are “so many kids” being prescribed stimulants?

Lots of references went into making this one:
Is ADHD Really Increasing in Youth?
Problems of Overdiagnosis and Overprescribing in ADHD
Psychostimulant Prescription for ADHD in New South Wales
Psychostimulant Prescribing Trends in a Pediatric Population in Ireland
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Burden of ADHD – Epidemiology

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