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Emotional Dysregulation Symptoms of ADHD Prevalent, Accurately Assessed by Self-Reported Scale

July 7, 2021Emotional dysregulation (ED), though excluded from the DSM-5 condition criteria, is a core feature of ADHD that can be divided into two domains: emotional outbursts and emotional lability, which is more common in women. This is one finding of a new study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders,1 that found the Self-Reported Wender-Reimherr Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Scale (SR-WRAADDS) reliably and accurately assesses the broad range of symptoms associated with adult ADHD, including ED.Study participants — 369 adults with ADHD and 251 controls — completed the SR-WRAADDS and questionnaires about ADHD, depression, and ED.

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