As an advocate for patient education, I direct my patients to credible sources of information on ADHD and associated disorders. Medscape is a highly reputable site for medical professionals and ...
February 28, 2013David W. Goodman, MD
For those with ADHD as an adult, it doesn’t go away. According to the National Comorbidity Survey Replication study published 2006, of those with adult ADHD, 75% were not diagnosed ...
June 6, 2012David W. Goodman, MD
The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults 18-44 years of age range from 4.4% to 5.2%. The proportion of those adults who receive pharmacologic or nonpharmacologic treatment for ADHD ...
November 5, 2009David W. Goodman, MD
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder that leads to significant impairment across the lifespan. Although historically defined as a childhood disorder, the adult manifestation has more ...
Based on the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), 18.6% (SE=4.2%) of study participants with ADHD also had MDD, compared with 7.8% (SE=0.4%) who had MDD but did not have ADHD ...
Recent studies have suggested that late-onset adult ADHD is valid and that the DSM-IV’s age-at-onset criterion of age 7 is too stringent. Given the lack of empirical evidence supporting the ...
The diagnosis of ADHD is best determined by a combination of a comprehensive history, adherence to well-described clinical criteria, and training in the differential diagnosis of adult disorders. Neuropsychiatric testing ...
A literature search found five empirical studies or psychological treatment for adults with ADHD, out of 1,419 articles on ADHD in adults. Practice guidelines to date all recommend multimodal intervention, ...
February 5, 2008David W. Goodman, MD