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Penny Williams
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It’s just not that simple to get a true ADHD diagnosis. Abilify is NOT one of the first-choice medications to treat ADHD. In fact, it’s often a last resort unless there are additional mood and aggression issues. If this is not a psych or a specialist in ADHD, I’d seek another doctor to discuss these medications with.

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Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism