ADHD Related Conditions Quiz

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Question 1 of 12

According to a recent study, treating ADHD with medication could decrease the risk of substance abuse by:

  • A50%
  • B25%
  • C84%
  • D65%

Question 2 of 12

Co-existing conditions are those that exist alongside another diagnosis. According to the National Resource Center on ADHD, as many as two thirds of people with ADHD have at least one co-existing condition. Common co-existing conditions include:

  • ADepression.
  • BBipolar disorder.
  • CLearning disabilities.
  • DAll of the above.

Question 3 of 12

Lack of proper sleep has been found to cause ADHD.

  • ATrue.
  • BFalse.

Question 4 of 12

Physicians should conduct a complete physical examination before diagnosing ADHD because:

  • AThey want to do a blood test to determine if ADHD is present.
  • BThey want to rule out any physical causes of symptoms.
  • CThey are required by law to do so.
  • DAll of the above.

Question 5 of 12

When people with ADHD also have depression, it is considered:

  • ASituational. It is normally caused by low self-esteem as a result of ADHD symptoms.
  • BPart of the ADHD: people with ADHD always suffer from depression as well.
  • CA separate diagnosis, but only when the ADHD is treatable.
  • DA separate diagnosis. Doctors should treat both conditions.

Question 6 of 12

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) affects between one third and one half of all children with ADD/ADHD.

  • ATrue.
  • BFalse.

Question 7 of 12

Enuresis, or bedwetting, can be caused by all of the following, except:

  • AHeredity.
  • BUrinary tract infections.
  • CADHD.
  • DHigh stress situations.

Question 8 of 12

Children with ADD/ADHD have a high incident rate of developing Conduct Disorder, a condition in which their behavior is antisocial, aggressive and often delinquent. Some studies indicate that Conduct disorder affects:

  • A10-20 percent of children with ADHD.
  • B30-50 percent of children with ADHD.
  • C20-40 percent of children with ADHD.
  • D50-70 percent of children with ADHD.

Question 9 of 12

Bipolar disorder and ADHD share many similar characteristics, including hyperactivity, distractibility and difficulty following through with tasks.

  • ATrue.
  • BFalse.

Question 10 of 12

Anxiety is considered a common co-existing condition with ADHD. Some of the major symptoms of anxiety include all of the following, except:

  • AChronic, exaggerated worry.
  • BFeelings of fear lacking an apparent cause.
  • CInsomnia.
  • DImpulsiveness.

Question 11 of 12

ADHD is a Learning Disability.

  • ATrue.
  • BFalse.

Question 12 of 12

Children that are both gifted and ADHD can be difficult to diagnose because of all of the following except:

  • AChildren with ADHD that have a high intellect can hide their ADHD symptoms.
  • BSymptoms of ADHD can sometimes mask giftedness.
  • CGiftedness and ADHD often share characteristics such as high energy level, underachievement and disorganization.
  • DChildren with ADHD are always gifted.