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Does my child with ADHD need to stay in touch with their doctor after moving away?

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They should stay in touch with their doctor. Their doctor needs to know if something changes with their symptoms or side effects. If they are far from home, they can check in by phone or email, or can ask their doctor to recommend another ADHD health professional closer to them who can check on how they are doing.

SOURCES:

Chorniy, A. Labour Economics, July 2016.

Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University; sub-investigator at Clinical Research Studies at the Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine in Boca Raton, Florida.

Naomi Steiner, MD, developmental and behavioral pediatrician at Boston Medical Center.

Gould, O. Journal of Attention Disorders, March 2016

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and

American Psychiatric Association: “ADHD: Parents Medication Guide.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 24, 2020

SOURCES:

Chorniy, A. Labour Economics, July 2016.

Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University; sub-investigator at Clinical Research Studies at the Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine in Boca Raton, Florida.

Naomi Steiner, MD, developmental and behavioral pediatrician at Boston Medical Center.

Gould, O. Journal of Attention Disorders, March 2016

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and

American Psychiatric Association: “ADHD: Parents Medication Guide.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 24, 2020

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