Episode 10: The invalidity of “Adult ADD”

Summary

Adult ADD is diagnosed frequently, but this podcast describes how it really represents other conditions, like mood or anxiety states or mood temperaments, or how it reflects normal inattention.  

For further reading, see:  https://psychiatryletter.com/adult-add/

Some of the cited articles are linked in that reading. All the sources also are referenced in SN Ghaemi, Clinical Psychopharmacology, Oxford University Press, 2019 in a detailed appendix chapter on ADD in children and adults. 

For further general reading and links to webinars and other educational materials, go to http://www.psychiatryletter.com — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nassir-ghaemi/support

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