Could Your Child Have ADHD? Consider This Symptom Checklist

Do you suspect that your child might have attention deficit disorder? Only a mental-health professional can tell for sure whether symptoms of distractibility, impulsivity, and hyperactivity are severe enough to suggest a positive diagnosis.

Question 12 of 17
Question 12 of 17
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No matter how hard he tries, my child has problems remaining seated even when she/he is supposed to.

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NOTE: This test is not intended to diagnose or to replace the care of a health care professional. The more questions you answer in the affirmative, the more likely your child is to have attention deficit disorder. Be sure to share your completed checklist with a doctor.