As there is no blood test or brain imaging that can define if a patient has ADHD, it takes a multi-faceted approach to test for the condition. History of behavior, a physical exam, a Continuous Performance Test (or other evaluative screening) and a psychological evaluation are used to help diagnose the condition.
For over 100 years, the symptoms that constitute ADHD have been continuously refined by the scientific community. Many researchers note that one of the earliest scholarly papers on symptoms consistent with ADHD was written in 1902 by George Still, in which he described a series of children who exhibited impulsivity, inattentiveness and…
jeepgrl commented on Online Screening Tests for ADHD I am fairly sure I have adult ADD, and have for awhile. I am going to start college and…