Could it be ADHD? Recognising ADHD in youth and adults

Could it be ADHD? Recognising ADHD in youth and adults

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that starts in childhood and continues into adulthood in most cases. Many young people and adults with ADHD remain undiagnosed and significantly impaired by their symptoms, particularly problems with day-to-day responsibilities. GPs are well placed to identify patients with ADHD and refer for specialist treatment. Effective treatment can be life-changing.

Modern Medicine – Issue 1 2021