Adult chatter

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ADHD is a serious disorder that requires treatment to prevent many adverse outcomes.

But, because the diagnosis of ADHD is based on how the patient responds to questions, it is possible for people to pretend that they have ADHD, when they do not. The Internet, it seems, is faking an epidemic of fake ADHD. The relationship of malingering test failure to self-reported symptoms and neuropsychological findings in adults referred for ADHD evaluation.

Because the issue of stimulant misuse has been mostly a concern on college campuses, many doctors treating college students will require independent verification of the patients ADHD symptoms by speaking with a parent, even over the phone if an in-person visit is not possible. We teach that in our FREE online CME courses on ADHD in Adults. Using the Wisconsin card sorting test to detect malingering: an analysis of the specificity of two methods in nonmalingering normal and patient samples. Researchers are developing methods to detect faking of ADHD symptoms. These have shown some utility in studies of young adults but are not ready for clinical practice. Identifying students faking ADHD: Preliminary findings and strategies for detection.

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