ADHD and Emotions: What the DSM-5 Doesn’t Tell Us

 ADHD in the News 2020-04-30

Across eight double-blind adult ADHD clinical trials encompassing 1,490 patients, a presentation of ADHD with emotional dysregulation symptoms was present in as many as 25 to 73 percent of participants. Furthermore, previous studies have shown that emotional dysregulation symptoms in adults with ADHD have been shown to significantly respond to both methylphenidate and atomoxetine, medications that are traditionally used in the treatment and management of ADHD.