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A doctor vs psychologist= who understands ADHD better?

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Dr. Andres R Villar
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Chicken or the egg?

The title behind the professional is not as important as the years of expertise in the subject matter, the level of interest and compasion for the patients problems, and your ease , trust and communication with him/her.Md and psychologists are part of a comprehensive team of professionals, not mutually exclusive, i propose you see both!

In brief: Chicken or the egg?

The title behind the professional is not as important as the years of expertise in the subject matter, the level of interest and compasion for the patients problems, and your ease , trust and communication with him/her.Md and psychologists are part of a comprehensive team of professionals, not mutually exclusive, i propose you see both!
Dr. Andres R Villar
Dr. Andres R Villar
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: ADHD

ADHD is best handled with BOTH medication annd therapy.
Go to an MD (psychiatrist) for an initial evaluation and med management thereafter, AND go to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in ADHD issues.

In brief: ADHD

ADHD is best handled with BOTH medication annd therapy.
Go to an MD (psychiatrist) for an initial evaluation and med management thereafter, AND go to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in ADHD issues.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice

In brief: Depends

They both could be doctors.
Psychologists can be phd's, while the other might be a do or md. Do's & md's can write prescriptions but psychologists cannot. Even though I am a physician, i try to find the gal cause of the adhd symptoms and treat those rather than covering adhd symptoms with drugs.

In brief: Depends

They both could be doctors.
Psychologists can be phd's, while the other might be a do or md. Do's & md's can write prescriptions but psychologists cannot. Even though I am a physician, i try to find the gal cause of the adhd symptoms and treat those rather than covering adhd symptoms with drugs.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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