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Will ADHD medication help you score higher in your wais?
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
This test is heavily dependent on those brain functions that are inefficient in adhd.
Often the results from those tests are inaccurate in adhd patients for precisely this reason. So retest while taking medication usually shows improvement. It's the failings of the test.

In brief: Yes
This test is heavily dependent on those brain functions that are inefficient in adhd.
Often the results from those tests are inaccurate in adhd patients for precisely this reason. So retest while taking medication usually shows improvement. It's the failings of the test.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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In brief: Maybe
But as this is a test of intelligence, and not attention, the effect will likely be minimal.
On medication one might complete the test faster, with less fidgeting, but with a similar end result as with no medication.

In brief: Maybe
But as this is a test of intelligence, and not attention, the effect will likely be minimal.
On medication one might complete the test faster, with less fidgeting, but with a similar end result as with no medication.
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
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