Diagnostic issues for adolescents and adults with ADHD.

  title={Diagnostic issues for adolescents and adults with ADHD.},
  author={Jeanette Wasserstein},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={61 5},
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood neuropsychiatric syndrome once thought to disappear with maturation. Current data indicate that ADHD remains "hidden" in many of the grown-ups who had it as children. Adult prevalence rates range from 1% to 6% of the population. Research suggests the core childhood symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity shift with development, perhaps transforming into more overt difficulties in executive functions and affect… CONTINUE READING

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