Several disorders may mimic or accompany ADHD. Many of these conditions require other modes of treatment and should be diagnosed separately, even if they accompany ADHD.
About 14% of children diagnosed with ADHD also have oppositional-defiant disorder (ODD). The most common symptom for this disorder is a pattern of negative, defiant, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that lasts more than 6 months. In addition to...Read more
My son's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was diagnosed early - between kindergarten and first grade. His kindergarten... Read more »
For some people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, medication treatment is enough. Either their ADHD is mild, they have their... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
ADHD can pose challenges for children and their families.Emotional ProblemsChildren with ADHD, especially those who also have anxiety or depression... Read more »