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What does the diagnostic process look like for ADHD in adults?

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To diagnose ADHD in adults, the doctor will need a history of the adult's behavior as a child. The doctor may also interview the patient's spouse/partner, parents, and friends, as well as look at the person's past records, including report cards and transcripts, to determine if a patient's difficulties are longstanding. The doctor may also use psychological testing.

From: ADHD Health Care Team WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Academy of Pediatrics. psychcentral.com.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES: American Academy of Pediatrics. psychcentral.com.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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