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Table 1 Main themes and subthemes identified

From: Awareness of ADHD in primary care: stakeholder perspectives

ThemesSubthemes
Lack of identification in primary careNo identification in primary care
Patient-led approach and strategies
Lack of clear diagnosis pathway and servicesComplexity of services
Long waiting lists and triage
Age specific issues
GPs’ knowledge of ADHD and misconceptionsInsufficient knowledge and complex role
Misconceptions
Impact of diagnosis and the risks linked to no diagnosisImpact of a diagnosis on the patients
GPs’ negative view of ADHD label
Difficult communication between multiple stakeholdersCommunication between services
Communication with patients