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Posted by hidup sehat On Tuesday, December 13, 2011 0 comments

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder / ADHD long as it’s better known in children. But for nearly two decades of research showing that behavior disorder can also live up to adult age but still be treated.
To establish criteria for ADHD in adolescents and adults, the psychiatry is now in the process of rewriting the manual of mental illness, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) which will be published in 2013.

In DSM edition which is now circulating, ADHD is defined as behavior disorders in children, but the same criteria are also often used in adults who want to observe whether they suffer from ADHD. In the latest guide book, which will be called DSM.5, psychiatric experts will include criteria for ADHD in adults.
In children, ADHD is usually characterized by a child who can not be silent,  unable to concentrate and complete tasks. Meanwhile, adults who suffer from ADHD are often interrupted people who are talking and having difficulty completing the task.
Adults who suffer from ADHD also often feel exhausted, while at the time their children often can not be silent or hyperactive. ADHD children also usually impulsive.
Dr.Steven Cuffe, psychiatry of the University of Florida, USA, said the disorder was ADHD may persist until adulthood. Even today an increase in cases of ADHD in adults. “A few years ago with ADHD estimated 3-5 percent of children experienced. Now the percentage rose to 6-8 percent,” he said.
He estimates that, if the criteria for ADHD in adults is finished formulated the experts there is a possibility the number of adults diagnosed with ADHD will rise.


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