Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) Simplified | How to Diagnose ADHD | How to Treat ADHD

Posted on: April 27, 2022
Last Updated: April 27, 2022

Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Sanil Rege covers everything you need to know about ADHD in a short and simplified video.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by inattention; hyperactivity-impulsivity or both. It has traditionally been recognised as a childhood condition.

The current population estimations put 4.4 to 5.2% of adults aged 18 to 44 years old as currently suffering from ADHD.

The following points are covered:

  • Definition of ADHD
  • Risk factors for ADHD
  • Symptoms of ADHD
  • Progression of ADHD
  • Diagnosis of ADHD
  • DSM 5 presentations
  • Non-medical treatments for ADHD
  • Medical treatments for ADHD

Read more – Diagnosis and Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) – Focus on Adult ADHD