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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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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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ADHD and autistic traits

Case report – Effectiveness of pharmaceutical therapy with lisdexamfetamine, aripiprazole and additional guanfacine in combination with psychotherapy By Johanna Krause Summary A 20 year old male patient is described, who was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 12 years with leading symptoms of inattention and impulsivity. Medication with long acting methylphenidate and D-amphetamine had…

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