Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in Adults
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.
To begin with, you have to specify whether you are thinking in terms of DSM-IV criteria or probable DSM-5 criteria. The major difference is that currently you have to establish that ADHD symptoms began before age seven, whereas DSM-5 is more lenient, requiring that they began by age 12.