Are Clinical Scales Useful for Adult ADHD?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 2, February 2012
Aashish Parikh, MD
Assistant professor of psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dr. Parikh has disclosed that he has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.
Patients often come into my office to be “tested for ADHD,” and I explain to them that the diagnosis depends on a thorough clinical interview. Nonetheless, rating scales can be useful.