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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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APSARD 2016 Annual Meeting Preview Videos


APSARD Meeting Overview Jeffrey Newcorn, MD

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ADHD in Adults over Age Fifty, David Goodman, MD

ADHD and Substance Abuse, Brooke Molina, PhD

ADHD and Bipolar Disorder in Children, Joseph Biederman, MD

Working Memory Deficits and ADHD, Joseph Biederman, MD

How ADHD grew up, Ronald Kessler, PhD

Mono Therapy v. Poly Pharmacy, Joe Blader, PhD

The State of APSARD, Anthony Rostain, MD

Group Visits for Families, Nerissa Bauer, MD

Physical Activity for Kids, Betsy Hoza, PhD

New ADHD Classification System? James Bjork, PhD

Animal Studies Speed Learning, Pradeep Bhide, PhD

ADHD and Genetics 1, Stephen Faraone, PhD

ADHD and Bipolar Disorder, Andrew Nierenberg, MD

Is There Late Onset of ADHD? Stephen Faraone, PhD

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The Relationships between ADHD and Social Functioning and Participation in Older Adults in a Population-Based Study

Comments on abstract by Taina Lehtonen Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) does not disappear with age. I think this is an important paper because it highlights, once again, the dangers of not recognising and treating ADHD in a lifespan perspective and specificallly in old age ADHD. The burden of social loneliness, being divorced/never married, having less…

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