A new combination of subjective and objective measures might finally provide a reliable answer.
It can be difficult to know if treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are having the desired effects. This is in part because clinical procedures commonly rely on self-rated scales and interviews. Could a more objective measurement be added into the mix?
In this Mental Health Minute, Dr Roy discusses the results of a recent study on capturing and measuring the effects of ADHD treatments—a study that included a novel objective measurement.
Dr Roy is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. He specializes in treating ADHD.