Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder checklist

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Avatar n tn Dear Lauren, You are correct in thinking that there is no test, per se, for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (technically, this is the correct name for the condition). However, there is definitely an accepted method or process for evaluating the presence of this condition.
492869 tn?1285022533 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Executive Dysfunction. It could track symptoms like: good/bad behavior, excessive daydreaming, hyperfocusing, perseveration, hyperactivity, sensory seeking behavior (rocking, banging, jumping, flapping, spinning, etc.), low concentration, low motivation, social awkwardness, communication difficulty, sensory overload, anxiety, irritation, stress, excitement, sound sensitivity, etc.
Avatar n tn Your daughter is now sufficiently old that the evaluation could produce useful results. Inattentive-type Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a possibility. It might be useful for you and her teacher to complete one of the several standardized checklists that are employed to help determine the presence of symptoms typical of ADHD (and other conditions as well). Examples of such inventories are the Conners Behavior Checklist and the Basic Assessment System for Children.
4190741 tn?1370181432 Trigeminal nerve stimulation may also be an option for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Dr. Cook said. Earlier this month, at the American Psychiatric Association's 2013 Annual Meeting, he presented the results of a small pilot trial that showed good results with TNS as stand-alone therapy in treatment-naïve patients aged 7 to 14 years with ADHD.
Avatar m tn If someone finds it difficult to pay attention or feels somewhat hyperactive, “Attention-deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder” has those symptoms right there in its name. It’s an easy, catch-all phrase, which saves time for doctors to boot. But can we really lump all these people together? What if there are other things causing people to feel distracted? I don’t deny that we, as a population, are more distracted today than we ever were before.
Avatar f tn Depending on the version of the checklist that was used, the focus is principally on symptoms of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Now, it may well be that your son displays symptoms typical of this condition, but that by no means is all that might be going on with him. If indeed he displays ADHD he likely displays some co-morbid condition such as Bipolar Disorder as well.
Avatar f tn QUOTE Several million children are being treated with Ritalin and other stimulants on the grounds that they have attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and suffer from inattention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity. The stimulants include: Ritalin (methylphenidate), Dexedrine and DextroStat (dextroamphetamine or d-amphetamine), Adderall (d-amphetamine and amphetamine mixture), Desoxyn and Gradumet (methamphetamine), and Cylert (pemoline).
Avatar n tn Posted By Marie on November 02, 1998 at 12:06:24: In Reply to: Is he Autistic? posted by Angelina Thio on November 02, 1998 at 05:10:27: Angelina - sounds like you have a very rough road ahead of you with your sons' difficulties. I have a 4 year old who has been diagnosed with a mild form of autism, so I'm writing from a parent's perspective, rather than that of any medical practitioner. I am absolutely NOT qualified to make any sort of clinical judgement for either of your older sons.
Avatar n tn Posted By Angelina Thio on November 02, 1998 at 21:30:07: In Reply to: Re: Is he Autistic? posted by Marie on November 02, 1998 at 12:06:24: Angelina - sounds like you have a very rough road ahead of you with your sons' difficulties. I have a 4 year old who has been diagnosed with a mild form of autism, so I'm writing from a parent's perspective, rather than that of any medical practitioner.
Avatar n tn Posted By CCF Neuro[P] MD, RPS on November 06, 1998 at 14:31:18: In Reply to: Re: Is he Autistic? posted by Marie on November 02, 1998 at 12:06:24: Angelina - sounds like you have a very rough road ahead of you with your sons' difficulties. I have a 4 year old who has been diagnosed with a mild form of autism, so I'm writing from a parent's perspective, rather than that of any medical practitioner.
Avatar f tn wow.... i just experienced the same thing seconds ago and out of desperete need of an explanation i googled this.. im actually doing my project for school right now that is due tommorow and ive been sitting in front of my computer for several hours of silence. out of no where, my mind kind of wandered and my ears focused on the smallest noises. typing keys are like banging, and the sound coming from my computer booms. everything is magnifyed in perspective, and ringing within my head.