ADHD Studies in Saudi Arabia

Below is a curated list of published studies related to different aspects of Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Saudi Arabia. If you know of any publications in or about ADHD in KSA that you believe should be included here, please let us know.

You can also find a list of review articles, and a chronological list of related publications, and a list of related theses that have been made available online.


Year Title City Primary Author
Prevalence of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among medical students in Riyadh City Riyadh

Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and comorbid psychiatric and behavioral problems among primary school students in western Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Saudi Arabia A Preliminary Prevalence Screening National

Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among primary school-children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2015-2016 Riyadh

A Pilot Study on the Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders among Saudi Children and Adolescents: a Sample from a Selected Community in Riyadh City Riyadh

A Descriptive Study of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Sabia City, Saudi Arabia. Jizan

Prevalence of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder among Primary School Students in Jeddah city, KSA Jeddah

Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in female schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia Alkhobar

Attention-deficit hyperactive disorder in school-aged children in Saudi Arabia Riyadh

The Comorbidity of ADHD in the General Population of Saudi Arabian School-Age Children Asir

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among male primary school children in Dammam, Saudi Arabia: prevalence and associated factors Dammam

Emotional and Behavioral Problems Among Male Saudi Schoolchildren and Adolescents: Prevalence and Risk Factors Taif


Awareness and Attitudes

Year Title City Primary Author
Knowledge and Attitude of Female Teachers Toward ADHD at Elementary Schools, Jeddah, KSA, 2017 Jeddah

Knowledge, attitude, and performance of primary healthcare physicians in Aseer Region, Saudi Arabia about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Asir

Effect of Educational Program on Elementary School Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitude, and Classroom Management Techniques Regards Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Hail

Elementary school teachers’ knowledge of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder Medina

Knowledge and Attitude of Male Primary School Teachers about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Knowledge and Perception of Dental Care Providers Jeddah

Awareness of Saudi Population in Madina Region About Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) in Children Medina

The Need for Teaching Strategies for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder at Saudi Arabian Schools Jeddah

How do parents view psychological assessment and intervention for their children with ADHD in Saudi Arabia? Riyadh

Cross-National Comparisons of Teachers’ Knowledge and Misconceptions of ADHD Riyadh

Behavioral Problems Associated with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Among Students As Perceived by Elementary School Teachers in Riyadh Riyadh

The Impact of Parents’ Medication Beliefs on ADHD Management Riyadh

The Knowledge and Beliefs Concerning ADHD Held by parents of children with ADHD in Saudi Arabia Jeddah

The knowledge and beliefs concerning attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) held by children with ADHD in Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Knowledge and Misperceptions Towards Diagnosis and Management of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) among primary school and kindergarten female teachers in Al-Rusaifah district, Makkah City, Saudi Arabia Makkah

Saudi Arabian Teachers’ Knowledge and Beliefs about ADHD Jeddah

Teachers’ Knowledge and Misconceptions of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Riyadh

Enhancement the Awareness of Family Care givers Caring their Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder of the General Administration of Intellectual Education Centers in the city of Abha Abha

Challenging Gifted Children and the Phenomenon of AD/HD: A Qualitative Study of Teachers“ and Parents” Perceptions in a Saudi Arabian Primary School Jeddah


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