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ADHD TestingADHD testing involves a number of screening tools, full history and physical, self-tests, observations, and other evaluations. The Vanderbilt Assessment Scale, behavior assessment system for children, and Achenbach checklist are rating scales used to diagnose ADHD in children.
ADHD in AdultsAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly recognized in adult populations. Adult ADHD symptoms include restlessness, inability to relax, impatient, recklessness, boredom, disorganization, and poor time management. Treatment may involve taking stimulants and possibly antidepressants.
Ask What Is It Like to Have ADHDI’m 23, and over the last year, I’ve started to have difficulty concentrating at work, paying attention to conversations in social situations and other attention problems. I’m worried I might have adult ADHD. What does it feel like to have that disorder? What happens in the brain of someone with ADHD?
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