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Psychological suffering since childhood.After 20 years and dozen doctors no one agrees(adhd, gifted, mood/anxiety disorder). How can I know what i have?

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Dr. Brian Writer
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Uncertainty

One approach to diagnostic uncertainty is to establish & maintain treatment with one behavioral health provider. Regular contact with one provider over an extended duration of time can increase the probability of diagnostic certainty.
This in turn, can increase the precision of treatment options. However, the goal of treatment is to alleviate suffering irregardless of diagnostic label.

In brief: Uncertainty

One approach to diagnostic uncertainty is to establish & maintain treatment with one behavioral health provider. Regular contact with one provider over an extended duration of time can increase the probability of diagnostic certainty.
This in turn, can increase the precision of treatment options. However, the goal of treatment is to alleviate suffering irregardless of diagnostic label.
Dr. Brian Writer
Dr. Brian Writer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Suffering

Not sure what doctors u have seen, what medicines u were prescribed, or what symptoms u had.
Would be glad to help if more info.

In brief: Suffering

Not sure what doctors u have seen, what medicines u were prescribed, or what symptoms u had.
Would be glad to help if more info.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Neuropsychology test

You should consult a neuropsychologist for testing.
This is likely to clarify your issues.

In brief: Neuropsychology test

You should consult a neuropsychologist for testing.
This is likely to clarify your issues.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Well

Mood and anxiety disorders can be broken down into component parts and treated using several low dose meds.
I guage on a scale insomnia, daytime sleepiness, stress, sadness, worry and guilt, if stress and worry higher than sadness/ guilt it is anxiety, mostly i see anxiety predominant nightime hyperarousal, daytime lack of arousal with secondary depression. Add can be a primary or sec DX bt med.

In brief: Well

Mood and anxiety disorders can be broken down into component parts and treated using several low dose meds.
I guage on a scale insomnia, daytime sleepiness, stress, sadness, worry and guilt, if stress and worry higher than sadness/ guilt it is anxiety, mostly i see anxiety predominant nightime hyperarousal, daytime lack of arousal with secondary depression. Add can be a primary or sec DX bt med.
Dr. Chevies Newman
Dr. Chevies Newman
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