There is a increasing incidence of cases of ADHD since the late ’90s. Children who have gone undiagnosed are now being diagnosed. There is controversy whether vaccines of preservatives in food are the cause of certain developmental disorders such as ADHD and autism.
ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis
How is ADHD diagnosed? What can you do if you believe your child has been misdiagnosed with ADHD? Learn more about the symptoms of ADHD in children and adults, how the disorder is diagnosed including information on misdiagnosis.
The symptoms of ADHD in children can be mistaken for symptoms of other medical conditions. Likewise, the symptoms of other mental disorders can be mistaken as those of ADHD. But how can these symptoms be distinguished from each other?
Not all cases of ADHD are the same. According to the American Psychiatric Association, there are three different types based on the symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).