ADHD - Differential Diagnosis
Rees Chapman, Ph.D.
June 2004

I have seen cases in which inattentive and hyperactive symptoms have been attributed to ADHD, but are actually secondary to other medical and/or psychiatric disorders:
                        





















This is why ideal diagnosis and treatment planning of ADHD includes neuropsychological testing to confirm (or rule out) the diagnosis prior to the prescription of medication.
Hyperactive
Inattentive
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