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A diagnosis of ADHD for an adult can lead to a sense of disbelief quickly followed by relief. That’s according to a new study of adult ADHD carried out by researchers at the School of Psychology, NUI Galway.
ADHD is a behavioural disorder associated with cognitive impairments and brain alterations, both structural and functional. Increased rates of co-morbid psychiatric symptoms and secondary impairments such as work or relationship difficulties are commonly reported in ADHD. Cognitive deficits in executive functioning, including attention, working memory, and inhibition have been widely noted, as have difficulties in arousal, motivation, and emotional regulation (self-regulation impairments).
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder