ADHD Doctor Discussion Guide
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that shows itself as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity that is more frequent and severe than is typically seen in your teen's peers. Only a trained health care professional can accurately diagnose your teen's ADHD.
If you are concerned about whether your teen has ADHD, schedule an appointment with your teen's doctor. Start preparing for your teen's appointment now by following the steps below:
Step 1: Answer this ADHD discussion guide based on your teen's symptoms for the past 6 months.
Step 2: Print out the results.
Step 3: Take the results to your teen's doctor to discuss your teen's symptoms.
A diagnosis of ADHD can be made only through a clinical evaluation.