Category Archives: ADHD

ADHD evaluation

I recently went to a lecture on ADHD.   There are different ADHD subtypes: combined (hyperactivity with impulsivity), predominantly inattentive, predominantly hyperactive without impulsivity.  The ADHD with hyperactivity is most likely diagnosed because of the child’s attention-getting (conduct disorder) behavior.  Stimulants … Continue reading

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Will ADHD stimulant medication cause kids to be short?  I was asked this by a neighbor. Hmmmmm. . . .good question. ADHD affects 1 to 6% of the general population. It can cause pervasive cognitive, academic, emotional and social problems. Patients have a … Continue reading

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