ADHD in adults: a concept in evolution.

  title={ADHD in adults: a concept in evolution.},
  author={Breno C{\'o}rdova Matte and Luis Augusto Rohde and Eug{\^e}nio Hor{\'a}cio Grevet},
  journal={Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders},
  volume={4 2},
Although attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been recognized as a disorder affecting individuals across the life cycle since the end of the nineties, there is still considerable debate on how to conceptualize the disorder in adults, and on the best way to operationalize diagnostic criteria for this age range. In this comprehensive non-systematic review of the literature, we provide data about prevalence and presentation of ADHD in adulthood as well as discuss major problems in… CONTINUE READING