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ADHD Tests

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As there is no blood test or brain imaging that can define if a patient has ADHD, it takes a multi-faceted approach to test for the condition.  History of behavior, a physical exam, a Continuous Performance Test (or other evaluative screening) and a psychological evaluation are used to help diagnose the condition.

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