Diagnosis & Tests
There's no single test for ADHD. Instead, your doctor may interview family members or teachers, observe behavior, and administer questionnaires or rating scales.
Wondering whether you should see a doctor? Ask yourself these questions to help you decide.
Several conditions have symptoms that can mimic ADHD, including anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders.
Your ADHD health care team might include a doctor, a psychologist, and a social worker.
To be diagnosed with ADHD, a person must have shown symptoms for more than six months, and in more than one setting.
Learn how a doctor makes an ADHD diagnosis and find out about tests that may be necessary to rule out more serious health problems.