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ADHD in children and oppositional defiant disorder often occur alongside, even in adults.

"Why Is My Child So Angry?"

A whopping 40% of children with ADHD also develop oppositional defiant disorder — a condition marked by chronic... more »

 
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How Insomnia Looks a Lot Like ADHD

Inadequate sleep can cause procrastination, forgetfulness, and inattention among other symptoms often mistaken for ADHD. Learn the telltale... more »

 
ADHD Test: Could your child have ADHD? Here's a quick checklist.

The ADHD Test for Children: A Symptom Checklist for Kids

Is your child easily distracted? A blur of energy? Incessantly talking? It could be ADHD. Use this self-test... more »

 
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Is it ADHD? Use Our Checklist of Common Symptoms

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Is It ADHD, Depression, or Both?

Depression is nearly three times more prevalent among adults with ADHD. Here, Dr. Sherman explains what links the... Depression...or ADHD?

 
ADD symptoms in women look different than they do in men

Do I Have ADHD? A Checklist of ADD Symptoms in Women

Too many women grew up being called lazy, selfish, spacey, or dumb because their symptoms of ADHD were... more »

 
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The Sensory Organizing Systems for Overwhelmed, Anxious Kids

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