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medicine for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
ADD vs ADHD: Adhd is rare in adults. Add is the same thing without the hyperactivity part. In nearly all cases this develops by teens or before. In some cases it m ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Adult ADHD: Symptoms similar to youngsters with adhd (inattention, impulsivity, over activity) except that effects are on work & social situations, instead of sch ... Read More
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Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Similar & different : Children with adhd often exhibit inattentiveness, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity. Adults are less likely to exhibit hyperactivity and impulsivity.
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
It depends on the : Person. Each human being is truly an individual!
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Find the cause: I think it is better to find the real underlying cause of theadhd symptoms. When these are treated, no drugs are needed.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: People perform at their best when well rested, well nourished,not ill & in a comfortable setting.Lack of any of these staples can give rise to ADH ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children include:: Behavior modification, Behavior therapy, Psychotherapy.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Real biological : Adhd persists into adulthood 65% of the time. Hundreds of studies have proven it to be a neurobiological disorder with a genetic and neurotoxic basis ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Complicated: Adhd is diagnosed in the us much more than in any other developed country, and the use of medications for it are even more disproportionate. Some ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Not sure about the ?: I am not sure you asked the question as intended as you inquired how adhd is different from adhd. You correctly identified that there appears to be an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
ADHD: Please refer to my answer above for details.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
ADHD: Inability to achieve to your capacities, procrastination, lack of foliow-through on mundane or boring tasks (unless at the absolute last moment), hype ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
As in the name: A-d/hd represents a class of disorders that are usually first diagnosed in childhood. They are characterized by inattention and/or hyperactivity-impul ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
No test: The diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is by history. There is no test that shows whether or not you have it. If there are a suffic ... Read More
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