ADHD diagnosis for adults can take seven years in the UK

Aug 8, 2018 by

A new report by the BBC says that some adults wait more than seven years to be diagnosed with ADHD because of huge waiting lists. Estimates are that 1.5 million adults in the UK have ADHD, but only 120,000 are formally diagnosed. The report says that adults with ADHD are more likely to take drugs, commit crimes or end up in prison.