Recognizing and treating ADHD in adultsVashak, Amy BS; Taylor, Lloyd A. PhDJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: November 2013 - Volume 26 - Issue 11 - p 50–52 doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000436520.46298.58 Special Topics in Behavioral Medicine Abstract Author Information Abstract ABSTRACT: Patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) commonly present in primary care settings. Because untreated adult ADHD can impair patients' quality of life, clinicians need to know how to recognize and treat this potentially lifelong disorder. Author Information At The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, Amy Vashak is a student in the clinical counseling master's program and Lloyd A. Taylor is an associate professor of psychology. The authors have indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article. © 2013 American Academy of Physician Assistants.