New questions about ADHD: Youngest children in school are being labelled with the disorder but expert warns about risk of misdiagnosis and claims they could just be immature

Youngest children in school are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, new research reveals.

Greater immaturity compared to their fellow classmates may prompt youngsters to receive the behavioural condition diagnosis, a study found.

Younger girls in a year group are 31 per cent more likely to receive a diagnosis, while such boys are 26 per cent more likely to be told they have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the research adds.

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