The DSM-5 is the latest edition of the manual doctors and mental health professionals use to diagnose mental health conditions like ADHD, depression, anxiety, autism and others. That means the guidelines for determining if you or someone you love has ADHD have changed! That’s big news!
In this Ask the Expert, psychologist, Mary Solanto explains what the new ADHD guidelines mean for you and your family. Dr. Solanto is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She is also a noted author and valued member or CHADD’s Profesional Advisory Board.