New Diagnostic Screen for ADHD Developed Using Machine Learning

 ADHD in the News 2018-02-22

Researchers applied a machine-learning algorithm to a newly-updated diagnostic tool, the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS), to help doctors quickly and effectively screen and diagnose patients with adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is commonly overlooked. The 6-question screen was first published in JAMA Psychiatry in April 2017, and an extended version was validated in a February study in The Journal of Attention Disorders.