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Do our adult patients recognize their symptoms in multiple settings?

See what we may be missing in our conversations about ADHD.

Greg W. Mattingly, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Washington University
President, Midwest Research Group
Paid consultant and investigator for Shire

In his research and practice, Dr. Mattingly focuses on how to better address ADHD symptoms in multiple settings, including home, social, and work.

ABOUT GREG MATTINGLY, MD

Dr. Greg Mattingly is a physician and principal investigator in clinical trials for Midwest Research Group.

He is also a founding partner of St. Charles Psychiatric Associates, where he treats adults, adolescents, and children with ADHD. Dr. Greg Mattingly is board-certified in adult and adolescent psychiatry and has been a principal investigator in over 300 clinical trials focusing on ADHD and related conditions.

Having served on numerous national and international advisory panels, Dr. Mattingly has received awards and distinctions for clinical leadership and neuroscience research. He currently serves on the board of directors for the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).

Dr. Greg Mattingly is a paid consultant and investigator for Shire.

Dr. Mattingly is a paid consultant and investigator for Shire.

When it comes to discussing how ADHD symptoms present in multiple settings, there can be communication gaps between healthcare professionals and their adult patients.
Greg Mattingly, MD

Adult ADHD patients experience symptoms in multiple settings.

In a market research survey, 45 medical professionals shared how they evaluate their patients' ADHD symptoms relative to home, social, and work settings.

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How often do you ask about your patients’ ADHD symptoms in social settings?

ADHD SYMPTOMS CAN REDUCE THE QUALITY OF SOCIAL FUNCTIONING.

In order to have ADHD, several symptoms must, among other criteria, be present in two or more settings and interfere with or reduce the quality of social, academic, or occupational functioning.1,2

Always

29%

Sometimes

71%

Never

0%

1. American Psychiatric Association. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 5th ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association; 2013:59-65.
2. Based on a survey of 45 HCPs; market research conducted in May 2017; Shire US Inc.

Dr. Greg Mattingly, a paid consultant and investigator for Shire, discusses conversations with his adult ADHD patients.

Closing the Conversation Gap

To encourage a more open dialogue with patients about symptoms they experience in home, social, and work settings, Dr. Mattingly recommends:

How do adult patients experience ADHD in multiple settings?

HEAR FROM a PATIENT
Donna, actual ADHD patient