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A DSM-5 screening tool for adult ADHD

The World Health Organization Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Self-Report Screening Scale for DSM-5 By Ustun B, Adler LA, Rudin, Faraone SV, Spencer TJ, Berglund P, Gruber MJ, Kessler RC. By Pietro De Rossi Abstract: Importance: Recognition that adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is common, seriously impairing, and usually undiagnosed has led to the development of adult ADHD screening scales…

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Emotion Dysregulation in adults with ADHD is associated with self-concept and impulsivity

By Bengi Semerci Hirsch O, Chavanon ML, Riechmann E, Christiansen H. Emotional dysregulation is a primary symptom in adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). J Affect Disord 2018; 232: 41-47 https://www.jad-journal.com/article/S0165-0327(17)32366-2/fulltext Abstract Background: Clinical observations suggest that adults have more diverse deficits than children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). These seem to entail difficulties with emotionality, self-concept…

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Updated European Consensus Statement on Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult ADHD

The important update of the European Consensus statement (first published in 2010) regarding the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD is available. The full paper in English can be found here thru Science direct. The recent French translation of the paper can be found here. The Danish summary of the paper can be found here. Abstract Background Attention-deficit/hyperactivity…

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