Why You Shouldn’t Rush to Diagnose ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often diagnosed in children who have difficulty concentrating for long periods of time. The criteria used to diagnose ADHD is found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition. In this volume, which is used...

What Are the Criteria for Alcoholism?

Alcoholism is a disorder where chronic alcohol abuse occurs alongside withdrawal symptoms and an inability to quit drinking in spite of negative consequences. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), alcoholism can be determined under the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual...