When diagnosing ADHD in young adults emphasize informant reports, DSM items, and impairment.
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Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, ISSN: 1939-2117, Vol: 80, Issue: 6, Page: 1052-1061
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- https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/facpubs/2648; http://works.bepress.com/allison-garefino/4
- Medicine; Psychology; Arts and Humanities; adult ADHD; assessment; diagnosis; Child Psychology
This study examined several questions about the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in young adults using data from a childhood-diagnosed sample of 200 individuals with ADHD (age M = 20.20 years) and 121 demographically similar non-ADHD controls (total N = 321).