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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: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924933818301962 The recent French translation of the paper is here: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/c467ff_6b5e5014a1fe427a9d4489d983a0a2cb.pdf Abstract Background Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood…

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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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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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