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How do I know if a child with age of 12 years old has an adhd?

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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Google: There are questionnaires that can be completed by the child, parent, and teacher--all three are then reviewed and help dr decide if / which medication is right answer. Gather data, then see pediatrician.
Answered on May 2, 2016
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