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What do doctors ask about to diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

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Doctors will ask if anyone else in your family has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This can be helpful information because it does seem like ADHD runs in families.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

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