n African Journal of Psychiatry - Emotional and social consequences of ADHD are important : product news




A comprehensive treatment programme for ADHD should include measures other than medicines, such as psychological, educational and social interventions. The diagnosis of ADHD should be made in accordance with the DSM-IV-TR criteria or the guidelines in ICD-10. An assessment should be based on a full history and evaluation of the patient. This assessment should include quality of life measurements, not only initially but also with follow-up treatment. According to the European Treatment Guidelines (Banaschewski, 2006), Quality of Life (QoL) measurements should also be part of clinical trials but have not often been applied sufficiently in the past.


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