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DIVA-5, and two new DIVAs available (Young DIVA-5 and DIVA-5 ID)

DIVA-5 is the successor to DIVA 2.0, the structured Diagnostic Interview for Adult ADHD, and is based on the criteria for ADHD in DSM-5. DIVA-5 asks about the presence of ADHD symptoms in adulthood as well as childhood, the chronicity of these symptoms, and significant impairments due to these symptoms. In order to simplify the…

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Unravelling the comorbidity between OCD and ADHD

By Ilinca Mihailescu Blanco-Vieira T, Santos M, Ferrão YA, Torres AR3, Miguel EC, Bloch MH, Leckman JF, do Rosario MC (2019). The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in obsessive-compulsive disorder subjects. Depress Anxiety. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1002/da.22898. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30990937 Abstract: BACKGROUND: Recent findings suggest an association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Thus, we evaluated the clinical…

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Lifetime co-occurring psychiatric disorders in newly diagnosed adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or/ and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Artemios Pehlivanidis, Katerina Papanikolaou, Vasilios Mantas, Eva Kalantzi, Kalliopi Korobili, Lida-Alkisti Xenaki, Georgia Vassiliou and Charalambos Papageorgiou Abstract Background: Co-occurring psychiatric disorders in adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/ or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) contribute to the burden of the healthcare and possibly to the delay of diagnosis. Aim of the study was…

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