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

Publication Year:
2012
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/facpubs/2648; http://works.bepress.com/allison-garefino/4
PMID:
22774792
DOI:
10.1037/a0029098
PMCID:
PMC3919146
Author(s):
Sibley, Margaret H.; Pelham, William E., Jr.; Gnagy, Elizabeth M.; Waxmonsky, James G.; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Derefinko, Karen J.; Garefino, Allison C.; Molina, Brooke S. G.; Wymbs, Brian T.; Babinski, Dara E.; Kuriyan, Aparajita B. Show More Hide
Publisher(s):
American Psychological Association (APA)
Tags:
Medicine; Psychology; Arts and Humanities; adult ADHD; assessment; diagnosis; Child Psychology
article description
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).