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Hyperkinetická porucha/ADHD v dospívání a dospělosti: diagnostika, klinický obraz a komorbidity

Title in English Hyperkinetic disorder/ADHD in adolescence and adulthood: diagnosis, clinical presentation and comorbidities
Authors

CAHOVÁ Pavlína PEJČOCHOVÁ Jana OŠLEJŠKOVÁ Hana

Year of publication 2010
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Neurologie pro praxi
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Citation
Field Neurology, neurosurgery, neurosciences
Keywords hyperkinetic disorder; ADHD; adulthood
Description Hyperkinetic disorder (HKD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is considered to be a neurodevelopmental disease and also in its diagnostic criteria the onset is postulated before the age of seven. In 40 to 50% of patients the symptoms persist into the adulthood. In the case the disease is not diagnosed and tretaed properly in time, the patient is exposed to the sustained stress and pressure and secondary somatic complaints and comorbidities may occur.