Attention deficit disorder: not just for children

Clarke, S., Heussler, H. and Kohn, M. R. (2005) Attention deficit disorder: not just for children. Internal Medicine Journal, 35 12: 721-725. doi:10.1111/j.1445-5994.2005.00987.x


Author Clarke, S.
Heussler, H.
Kohn, M. R.
Title Attention deficit disorder: not just for children
Journal name Internal Medicine Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1444-0903
1444-0903
Publication date 2005-12
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2005.00987.x
Volume 35
Issue 12
Start page 721
End page 725
Total pages 5
Editor Jeff Szer
Place of publication Richmond, VIC, Australia
Publisher Blackwell Publishing Asia
Collection year 2005
Language eng
Subject 730204 Child health
111403 Paediatrics
111704 Community Child Health
Abstract Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has long been described in children who demonstrate developmentally inappropriate symptoms of inattention, impulsivity and motor restlessness. In adults, symptoms are known to persist and the validity of adult ADHD as an entity is now recognized. There is an associated high proportion of other serious psychiatric comorbidities, especially substance abuse, mood and anxiety disorders. Advances have been made into the aetiology and management of ADHD. Many of these focus on the dopamine and noradrenaline pathways.
Keyword Medicine, General & Internal
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
Adults
Genetics
Diagnosis
Executive Function
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes clinical perspectives

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
2006 Higher Education Research Data Collection
School of Medicine Publications
 
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