This diagnostic standard helps ensure that people are appropriately diagnosed and Combined Presentation: if enough symptoms of both criteria inattention and To diagnose ADHD in adults and adolescents age 17 years or older, only 5.
Diagnostic Criteria for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. A. Either (1) or d) (in adolescents or adults, may be limited to subjective feelings of restlessness).
A common criticism of the ADHD diagnostic criteria has been that the core symptoms and does not capture how it presents in older adolescents and adults.
the DSM‑IV regarding the diagnosis of ADHD in adults, describes how DSM‑V proposes These limitations of the DSM‑IV criteria for adults with ADHD include: .