There is no single test to diagnose ADHD. A doctor will make a diagnosis based on a physical exam, history of behavior, and specific symptoms. Your cihlds pediatrician may refer you to a mental health professional who is experienced in childhood disorders such as ADHD.
History of Behavior. The doctor will ask for a detailed history of the childs behavior. Parents should describe specific problems encountered during the childs development, family history of...Read more
There is a close relationship between bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. These three conditions share genetic... Read more »
This is the third in our series of posts on schizoaffective disorder. To briefly recap, the illness - if in fact it can actually be labeled... Read more »
Alzheimer’s (AHLZ-high-merz) disease is a progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys a person’s memory and ability to learn, reason, make... Read more »