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How do you know if you have attention deficit disorder?

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3 doctors agree

In brief: Poor concentration

Add is a condition recognized in childhood, if later poor attention becomes a concern, doctor needs to collect thorough history, including school performance.
There several medications which found to be helpful for this problem, including Adderall and ritalin (methylphenidate). Anxiety commonly accompanies add and medication for add may help to have less anxiety.

In brief: Poor concentration

Add is a condition recognized in childhood, if later poor attention becomes a concern, doctor needs to collect thorough history, including school performance.
There several medications which found to be helpful for this problem, including Adderall and ritalin (methylphenidate). Anxiety commonly accompanies add and medication for add may help to have less anxiety.
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
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Dr. Julia Frank
Psychiatry
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In brief: Add

The book driven to distraction helps people assess themselves for add.

In brief: Add

The book driven to distraction helps people assess themselves for add.
Dr. Julia Frank
Dr. Julia Frank
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Proper assessment

Getting a proper assessment from your physician with the aid of some of the screening tools for adhd.
The diagnosis is based on your symptoms.

In brief: Proper assessment

Getting a proper assessment from your physician with the aid of some of the screening tools for adhd.
The diagnosis is based on your symptoms.
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