Parents & Caregivers

If You Suspect a Loved One Has ADHD

If you suspect a loved one has Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), it is important that he or she sees a health care professional. There is no simple test for ADHD, and a number of mental health disorders may have some of the same symptoms as ADHD. Select a topic to learn more.

What Is ADHD

Presents an introduction to ADHD and discusses some myths about this disorder.

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Possible Causes of ADHD

Reviews 3 factors that may contribute to the development of ADHD.

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Symptoms of ADHD

Lists the symptoms of ADHD and discusses how symptoms may look different in people of different ages.

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How ADHD Is Diagnosed

Describes some of the criteria that health care professionals use to determine whether a person has ADHD.

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