As a clinical psychologist, it's essential to have various tools to test for adult ADHD.
This article has been written with the help of Dr Adeel Sarwar, PhD, Clinical Psychologist.
Navigating the world of ADHD testing can be overwhelming. However, obtaining a precise diagnosis and implementing early interventions are essential for effectively managing ADHD symptoms. Read more
An accurate diagnosis of ADHD is critical for the successful treatment and management of the disorder. A misdiagnosis can result in patients receiving inappropriate treatment or no treatment at all, leading to significant negative impacts on their lives.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurological disorders in children and adolescents. It is characterized by short attention span, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Traditionally, diagnosis of ADHD was done through subjective evaluation of behavior through interviews and observation.
As both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism are separate disorders, this can make accurate co-occurring condition diagnosis challenging. For their quality of life to improve, people with both autism and ADHD need specialized care.
It’s not easy to get diagnosed with ADHD in Canada. For one thing, there is no blood test or brain scan that can diagnose it. Instead, a diagnosis is based on a set of symptoms that have to be present for at least six months. Read more