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ADHD in Adults (cont.)

Diagnosis of ADHD in Adults

Several self-tests or checklists, spousal reports, and parent report questionnaires are available for the assessment of adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, the diagnostic power of these tests is still being determined, so adult ADHD is diagnosed from qualitative data more than from quantitative tests.

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