A dual diagnosis of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – what are the implications?

A dual diagnosis of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is becoming more prevalent now, due to clinicians’ ability to diagnose both neurologies under the latest diagnostic criteria. (The older DSM-4 for example specified that an autism or ‘ASD’ diagnosis was an ‘exclusion criterion’ for ADHD, thereby limiting research in the field – source … Continue reading A dual diagnosis of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – what are the implications?