Antecedents, assessment and treatment response
It is pleasing to see that ADHD research continues at a prolific pace and across a diverse spectrum. In this edition, we highlight research exploring the correlation between prematurity and predominantly inattentive ADHD. We also feature a new assessment tool for adult ADHD – informing a patient that we are assessing them on the DIVA scale may incur some judgment, but at least it’s free. A study by Faraone et al, which compares the efficacy of a game compared to traditional assessment tools, should appeal to practitioners trying to motivate young people for assessments. Lastly, Chiarenza et al report an interesting observation in electroencephalogram profiles of atomoxetine responders.
ADHD in practice 2016; 8(2): 28–28
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