Not available August 26? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.ADHD is typically considered a disorder of inattention, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity.
However, from the publication of the first medical papers on ADHD in 1798 until the 1970s, emotion was included in the conceptualization of the disorder.
Though emotional dysregulation was excluded from the DSM-2 entry for ADHD, research shows that emotional impulsiveness and deficient emotional self-regulation (DESR) — the inability to regulate responses to certain emotions and to avoid overreacting to life situations — are an integral part of ADHD.Although DESR is excluded from the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for ADHD, it has serious.Read more on additudemag.com