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What You Need To Know About ADHD

What You Need To Know About ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex mental health disorder that can affect your child’s behavior. Three main symptoms define ADHD including inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Evaluating the child under several criteria is a must to make a diagnosis of ADHD. If you think that your child might have ADHD, you should first talk with a healthcare professional to find out if the symptoms fit the diagnosis. The health professional will ask you about the child’s behavior in different settings, like at home, school, or with friends and will also determine whether the child has another condition that can either explain the symptoms better, or that occurs alongside with ADHD. To be diagnosed with ADHD, a child must exhibit …

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