Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), also referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), is the most common neurodevelopmental condition affecting a greater number of children and young people, which often persists into adulthood.
QbTest is an FDA cleared, CE marked and widely used objective test that measures core ADHD symptoms: activity, attention and impulsivity. A typical test lasts no more than 15-20 minutes.
The test results are instantly analyzed and presented in a report that compares a patient's results with a group of people of the same age and gender who do not have ADHD.
It is our most advanced ADHD management system, designed for more accurate diagnosis and treatment follow up.
Qbtech gives our psychiatric providers, objective data to inform the decision about ruling in or ruling out ADHD. Alevea can:
An ADHD diagnosis should only be made by a clinical psychologist, psychiatrist, pediatrician or other appropriately qualified healthcare professional. He or she will make a clinical decision following a comprehensive clinical evaluation, which can include, but is not limited to:
Based on information gathered during a clinical comprehensive evaluation, a diagnosis is made when the child or adult’s ADHD symptoms meet the criteria as set out in a medical classification system such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – 5th edition (DSM-5). The DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for ADHD are currently as follows:
Six or more symptoms of inattention for children up to age 16, or five or more for adolescents 17 and older and adults; symptoms of inattention have been present for at least 6 months, are inappropriate for developmental level, and negatively impact directly on social and academic/occupational activities. Symptoms are:
Six or more symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity for children up to age 16, or five or more for adolescents 17 and older and adults; symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity have been present for at least 6 months to an extent that is disruptive and inappropriate for the person’s developmental level and negatively impact directly on social and academic/occupational activities. Symptoms are:
In addition, the following conditions must be met...
Based on the types of symptoms, three kinds (presentations) of ADHD can occur...
Combined Presentation: if enough symptoms of both criteria inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity were present for the past six months
Predominantly Inattentive Presentation: if enough symptoms of inattention, but not hyperactivity-impulsivity, were present for the past six months
Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Presentation: if enough symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity, but not inattention, were present for the past six months.
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