Dr. Keith Conners did not feel triumphant this fall as he addressed a group of fellow A,D,H,D, specialists in Washington. He noted that recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the A,D,H,D, diagnosis had been made in 15 percent of high school-age children, and that the number of children on medication for the disorder had soared to 3.5 million from 600,000 in 1990. He questioned the rising rates of diagnosis and called them “a national disaster of dangerous proportions.” “The numbers make it look like an epidemic. Well, it’s not. This is a concoction to justify the giving out of medication at unprecedented and unjustifiable levels.”

Which of the following titles would be best for this passage?

“A,D,H,D, Diagnosis Statistics May Be Incorrect”


The author is pointing out the increase in diagnosis for A,D,H,D, may be incorrect, if A,D,H,D, medication is given to those who do not really suffer from this disease. The other title options are all facts based on the passage, but they do not summarize the purpose of the article.

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