Shifting the curve: how small changes in individuals have large effects in populations

October 9, 2012 at 10:20 am | Posted in Video | 4 Comments

“Shifting the Curve,” narrated by Dr. Bruce Lanphear of Simon Fraser University, shows graphically how small effects – like an increase in the number of individual children with ADHD-related behaviors – result in large increases in the prevalence of ADHD in the overall population.

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  2. […] the past 20 years, we have shifted the curve to include more children in certain diagnostic categories. Why? Because more diagnoses equal more […]

  3. […] Shifting the curve: how small changes in individuals have large effects in populations. “Shifting the Curve,” a video narrated by Dr. Bruce Lanphear of Simon Fraser University, shows graphically how small effects – like an increase in the number of individual children with ADHD-related behaviors – result in large increases in the prevalence of ADHD in the overall population. (October 2012) […]

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