Tag: mental illness

  • Is ADHD a Mental Illness?  (Research)

    Is ADHD a Mental Illness? (Research)

    The diagnosis of ADHD is an ongoing controversy.  Should we use interviews?  What about checklists?  Current research extoles the importance of using medically based diagnostic tools.  DSM-5 provides a list of characteristics that must exist for the answer.  Yes…it’s the reference tool used for mental illness. Research continues…