Parental perception of problems and mental health service use for hyperactivity

Kapil Sayal, Eric Taylor, Jennifer Beecham (2003)

Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 42 12 1410-1414

Available online: 5 November 2009



To examine predictors of parental perception of hyperactivity as a serious problem and its role in determining the use of specialist mental health services.


A community sample of 5- to 11-year-old children with p