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ADHD as a fluctuating condition

By Peik Gustafsson Short comment The authors challenge the notion that approximately 50% of children with ADHD outgrow the disorder by adulthood. Few studies have studied remission, recurrence, and recovery. Many studies have only given single-time snapshots with a definition of remission as “failing to meet DSM criteria” without reference to subtype of ADHD or…

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Quantifying Emotional Dysregulation in Adults with ADHD

Nahit Motavalli Mukaddes MD Professor of Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry Istanbul Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry The majority of individuals with ADHD show impairments in emotional regulation (ED). However, the current diagnostic system such as DSM-5, does not include emotional problems as core symptoms of ADHD, but only mentions them as associated…

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Clinical implications of the study “Trait-based Dimensions Discriminating Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Co-occurring ADHD/ASD.

Artemios Pehlivanidis M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece We hypothesize that individual trait dimensions that derive from questionnaires with widely accepted psychometric properties may offer helpful information for the differential diagnosis and treatment of adults with normal intelligence that are referred with a suspected ADHD or ASD or ADHD/ASD diagnosis.…

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