Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

Daniel asks… What are the symptoms in adults for ? ADHD does anyone know any of the symptoms? And are these people hard to deal with? barry jennings answers: It depends. Symptom varies among children, adults, toddlers, preschool stage, etc. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) divides the symptoms of ADHD into those of inattentiveness and those of hyperactivity and impulsivity. To be diagnosed with ADHD, children should have at least 6 attention symptoms or 6 activity and …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… retardation (the current medical term for cogntive disability until teh new DSM comes out) i never heard of a state having a form of disability for kids…. Chris asks… Has anyone on here ever had their child on the Feingold diet? or known a child on it? Does it really help. Do you think it would help a child with severe ADHD and other severe learning problems? I am a nanny for a 7 year-old boy and his almost 3 year-old brother (He will be 3 this month) They are both delayed, but …

Your Questions About Adhd Test

John asks… How do they test for adult onset ADD/ADHD? I’m 20 years old and after struggling in college and fitting so many descriptions of ADD/ADHD, I’m finally going to get tested. I’ve heard of some of the tests for children but I was wondering how they do the testing for adults? barry jennings answers: There are diagnostic critieria that must be met that come from what is called the DSM-IV. Some areas to be assessed are impulsivity, and concentration. There are …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures Causes

… But don’t sit there and and compare a broken arm to mental illness. barry jennings answers: This question is too emotional for reasonable discussion usually. There are some issues within it that are meaningful but not absolute. Mental illness itself is a theory, not a fact. This is why the DSM is a manual of mental disorders and not mental illness. The term “mental illness” is not in the dictionary or medical dictionaries, they all say “see mental disorder.” …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… person well. The DSM-IV-TR symptoms for ADHD are listed below: Symptoms of Inattention * Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, work, or other activities * Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities * Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly * Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace (not due to oppositional behavior …