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Effectiveness of drug treatment in adult ADHD


Phil Asherson is Professor of Clinical and Molecular Psychiatry at MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.

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  1. Asherson, P. (2005). Clinical assessment and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults. Expert Rev Neurother 5, 525-39. [link]
  2. Asherson, P. & Gurling, H. (2012). Quantitative and molecular genetics of ADHD. Curr Top Behav Neurosci 9, 239-72. [link]
  3. Kooij, S. J., Bejerot, S., Blackwell, A., Caci, H., Casas-Brugue, M., Carpentier, P. J., Edvinsson, D., Fayyad, J., Foeken, K., Fitzgerald, M., Gaillac, V., Ginsberg, Y., Henry, C., Krause, J., Lensing, M. B., Manor, I., Niederhofer, H., Nunes-Filipe, C., Ohlmeier, M. D., Oswald, P., Pallanti, S., Pehlivanidis, A., Ramos-Quiroga, J. A., Rastam, M., Ryffel-Rawak, D., Stes, S. & Asherson, P. (2010). European consensus statement on diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD: The European Network Adult ADHD. BMC Psychiatry 10, 67. [link]
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Validation of DIVA 2.0

Criteria and Concurrent Validity of DIVA 2.0: A Semi-Structured Diagnostic Interview for Adult ADHD By J. Antoni Ramos-Quiroga Abstract: Objective: The aim of this study was to assess for the first time the criterion validity of the semi-structured Diagnostic Interview for ADHD in adults (DIVA 2.0), and its concurrent validity in comparison with the Conners’…

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ADHD symptoms in eating disorders

Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among adult eating disorder patients Svedlund NE1,2, Norring C3,4, Ginsberg Y3,5, von Hausswolff-Juhlin Y3,4. BMC Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 17;17(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-1093-1. By Y. Ginsberg Abstract: Very little is known about the prevalence of ADHD symptoms in Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder and even less in other eating…

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