ADHD diagnosis for adults ‘can take seven years’

 ADHD in the News 2018-07-26

Some adults wait more than seven years to be diagnosed with ADHD because of huge waiting lists, a [UK] charity has said. ADHD Action has lobbied the government to start recording adult ADHD figures, as it already does with autism. The Royal College of Psychiatrists said people with the behavioural disorder were more likely to commit crime or become suicidal.