One of the Most Common Psychiatric Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence
One of the most common psychiatric disorders in childhood and adolescence is
C) conduct disorder.
What three groups of symptoms are considered important in the diagnostic criteria for ADHD in the DSM-IV-TR?
A) inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity
B) hyperactivity, impulsivity, misbehaviour
C) inattention, impulsivity, temper tantrums
D) inattention, withdrawal, inappropriate emotion
E) inattention, hyperactivity, bullying
Girls are more commonly diagnosed with ______ than are boys.
With regard to ADHD, it has been suggested that the DSM-5
A) eliminate the disorder, reassigning persons as having anxiety and mood disorder(s).
B) create additional subtypes based on co-occurring anxiety and mood symptoms.
C) eliminate the current subtypes; require coding of the predominant symptoms.
D) eliminate the combined subtype; require clinicians to choose a predominant subtype.
E) eliminate the disorder, reassigning persons displaying these symptoms as having other externalizing disorders.