Expert insight

Expert insight articles are a series of scientific and educational commentaries written by European experts on key topics in the field of ADHD.

Expert insight articles

Patient-centred management: every patient is different with unique needs – a Spanish perspective. Part 2: Treatment plans for children and adolescents

After a diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been reached, an individualised, evidence-based, problem-solving-focused, three-part treatment plan is developed. Login or register to read more

Patient-centred management: every patient is different with unique needs – a Spanish perspective. Part 1: Evaluation

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder, which often starts early in childhood. Login or register to read more

ADHD services in paediatric neurodisability in Sheffield, UK

Services for the assessment and treatment of ADHD in children and young people have developed in a piecemeal fashion across the UK. Login or register to read more

Challenges of managing patients with comorbid disorders

ADHD is a clinically heterogeneous disorder. Both clinical and epidemiological studies show substantially elevated rates of comorbid psychiatric disorders in children, adolescents and adults with ADHD. Login or register to read more

How do current guidelines measure up in managing ADHD?

ADHD describes a well-recognised but heterogeneous group of neurobiological disorders: each affected patient presents with a unique set of symptoms, triggered by specific settings. Login or register to read more

Why is ADHD so overlooked in girls?

“My friends at my school call me ‘Charlie Chatterbox’ because I can’t stop talking and am always getting into trouble with our teacher”, says Charlotte, “I was diagnosed with ADHD two years ago and I have been on medication ever since". Login or register to read more


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Guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and management of ADHD are available on an international, European and national level

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ADHD prevalence rates may vary depending on several factors

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