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Penny Williams

It could be a medication issue. Strattera can cause moodiness when it’s not a good fit for someone.

Parenting approach can play a key role in a child’s moods and behavior too. Traditional, authoritarian parenting doesn’t work for kids with ADHD. A compassionate, collaborative approach meeting your child where they are is much, much more successful. This is often referred to as positive parenting.

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