International ADHD research has been undertaken over the past number of years. As more research is completed ADHD as a neurodevelopmental disorder is becoming much more understood. Together with Australian research, international studies on ADHD are paving the way for a higher level of diagnosis, which has seen better treatments and medication options becoming available for individuals.
Many worldwide studies have been completed on ADHD to date and this condition continues to be explored and examine in many ways in order to better understand, diagnosis and provide better treatment. In Australia today, ADHD in adults in not recognised as a mental disorder even though it has been defined as a neurodevelopment condition that does not disappear on reaching adulthood. We will continue to update this information as more studies are published.