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What are some good online tests for add/adhd?

What are some good online tests for add/adhd?

None: Adhd is a clinical diagnosis. There is no test for this disorder, not online, not in the doctor's office. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

A bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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I think I have adult adhd, what's the best online test?

I think I have adult adhd, what's the best online test?

No Single Test 4 Dx: Many people don't realize that there's no specific test that confirms diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (w/ or w/out hyperactivity). Important 2 rule out difficulties associated w/same symptoms of adhd, incl. Medical conditions, depression, anxiety, etc. Adhd can also be diagnosed in conjunction w/other conditions. 4 mayo clinic on adult adhd see http://mayocl. In/o69pd0. ...Read more

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Are there any official online tests for ADHD from gov or pediatrics websites?

Are there any official online tests for ADHD from gov or pediatrics websites?

No.... But: There are no official online tests from the government or aap recognized websites for the diagnosis of adhd. It's diagnosed predominately from careful history taking and in-office observation. However, there are questionnaires available online that can assist your doctor in making the diagnosis. One of the more widely used is the nichq vanderbilt which has parent and teacher versions. ...Read more

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I did a test to see if I am ADHD online. The test was positive. I suffer from anxiety and have alearning disability.

I did a test to see if I am ADHD online. The test was positive. I suffer from anxiety and have alearning disability.

On-line tests = junk: Don't believe a test you took on line. You need to be evaluated by a licensed psychologist or physician for such a diagnosis. I also noticed that you are 48 years old. If you didn't have a history of ADHD as a child it is unlikely that you have one now. I hope that helps clear things up. :) ...Read more

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How is ADHD Test done?

How is ADHD Test done?

ADHD is diagnosed by: Clinical criteria of 6/9 or > significant symptoms of Inattention +/- Hyperactivity /Impulsivity that caused harmful dysfunction at home & school for 6 mos. Or > by age 10, even if ADHD-Primarily Inattentive Type was not diagnosed in childhood. There are no biological markers; neuropsychological deficits found in people with ADHD are also found in people with other Neurodevelopmental Disorders. ...Read more

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What to expect for adhd/add test?

What to expect for adhd/add test?

Answers: If you did not have ADHD as a child and have not had a brain injury or infection, it is unlikely you have traditional ADHD. However, there are many conditions that can mimic the effects of ADHD. Thorough testing may indicate what the issues are and hopefully point you in the direction of help for them. ...Read more

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Do the tests for ADHD include adults?

Do the tests for ADHD include adults?

Yes, tests exist but: No one "test" is determinative. An experienced mental health expert may or may not even utilize a proprietary "test". Adults can easily be evaluated. Such an evaluation includes a thorough history &discussion with the expert, who then can employ 1 or more tests, or not, to provide additional info. In the end, the evaluator should use tests with which he/she has confidence. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for ADHD online?

Adhd: Online testing is no comparison to evaluation by a mental health professional, which can confirm or rule out diagnoses and recommend therapy. ...Read more

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Do you need a CESD test if you have ADHD?

Do you need a CESD test if you have ADHD?

CESD: This is Center For Epidemiologic Studies for Depression. ...Read more

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In what ways are the tests for ADHD conducted?

In what ways are the tests for ADHD conducted?

"Testing" for ADD: Add/adhd is a diagnosis based on a clinical exam, accomplished in the context of patient history, family history, exclusion of other causes, and mental status exam. Rating scales are frequently used and are helpful (& required by amer. Acad. Of pediatrics). Computerized performance testing is also helpful. However, there is no one independent "test" for add; the diagnosis cannot be made by it. ...Read more

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What are the tests like to see if you are add/adhd?

What are the tests like to see if you are add/adhd?

Surveys: It often starts with forms that ask questions about problems with attention, hyperactivity and impulsivity (core ahd symptoms). Most ask you to rate each symptom (1-4 or 5), to get an idea of severity. Usually you give forms to people from different environments (home, work, school) since part of the criteria is that the symptoms occur in at least 2 places. Then you discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is not doing well in the clock drawing test a sign of ADHD? I'm 22

Some questions 1st: This test is often used to assess for dementia, mental status, certain types of brain injury that can cause neglect of parts of the visual field, and sometimes mental retardation. It is not a standard ADHD test, but it is sometimes used as a measure of executive functions, which is part of ADHD. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have ADHD I took two different test it said I am but I'm do not move around a lot but I have a lot of the other things?

How do you know if you have ADHD I took two different test it said I am but I'm do not move around a lot but I have a lot of the other things?

You may just be ADD: You may not have the hyperactive component which is more common in school age children. In your case, at age 19 you may simply have the attention or concentration types of issues only....so your disorder may be more properly called, ADD as opposed to ADHD since the H stands for "hyperactivity." ...Read more

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How precise are online ADHD and OCD quizzes?

Online Quizzes: Best to have a professional give you validated measures for these disorders. As mentioned by others, Vanderbilt is good for ADHD, but will still require a healthcare professional to interpret score. OCD try: http://healthnet. Umassmed. Edu/mhealth/YBOCSymptomChecklist. Pdf Again, best to be interpreted by a professional. Online quizzes can raise your awareness about the presence of symptoms. ...Read more

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How accurate are adult ADHD tests?

How accurate are adult ADHD tests?

Not determinative: No add "test" is determinative, either for kids or adults. An experienced mental health expert may or may not even utilize a proprietary "test". Adults can easily be evaluated. Such an evaluation includes a thorough history &discussion with the expert, who then can employ 1 or more tests, or not, to provide additional info. In the end, the evaluator should use tests with which he/she has confidence. ...Read more

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Can having ADHD lower your IQ test score?

Unless treated, yes: Untreated adhd can make it difficult to focus and concentrate on answering the questions on an iq test -- resulting in a lower score. Appropriate treatment should normalize this. ...Read more

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Does the testing for ADHD involve taking an IQ test?

Does the testing for ADHD involve taking an IQ test?

Maybe: A person with a low IQ may not be diagnosable with adhd. Often we use psychoeducational testing to assess intellectual ability, attention, memory, iq, language in patients with adhd. This information forms a part of the data base that is used to diagnose adhd. ...Read more

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Is tova an attention test? And is it done to be assured about ADHD? Is it accurate?

Is tova an attention test? And is it done to be assured about ADHD? Is it accurate?

T.O.V.A.® is the: Test of variables of attention, a computerized test of attention that assists in screening, diagnosis, and treatment monitoring of attention disorders, like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). The t.O.V.A. Assists clinicians by confirming clinical impression, verifying treatment, and following attention over time. It does not replace clinical assessment. Best regards. ...Read more