Reply To: ADHD Unspecified

Penny Williams

I’m not sure… it’s not an “official” diagnosis in the DSM. ADHD is diagnosed as inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, or combined. I’m guessing “unspecified” is your doctor’s way of saying they don’t know which type.

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