Is ADHD being over-diagnosed?

In conversation with Sarah Montague on BBCRadio4 World at One, Professor Emily Simonoff and Professor Dinesh Bhugra explain that although ADHD is more common in adults than we previously thought, it must be diagnosed by a professional with expertise in adult ADHD.

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Professor Simonoff, Director of the King’s Maudsley Partnership, said: “It may be helpful for some people to complete online screening questionnaires to help them determine if some of the things they’re experiencing might be related to ADHD, but the next step would be to get a professional opinion.”

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