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The symptoms of adult ADHD are the same as those experienced by children with ADHD, but it is usually more difficult to recognize these symptoms in adults

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Q: Are the symptoms of adult adhd the same as that of a child?
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Guanfacine is the generic form of Intuniv. So if the same dose and form, yes.


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Is ADHD the same as adult autism?

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Is there a standard ADHD treatment that will work for every child?

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Are ADHD symptoms the same for boys and girls?

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Is it possible to have ADHD like behavior and not ADHD?

Of course! Misdiagnoses are common, especially in mental disorders. This is partly because the symptoms do not necessarily lead to the disease, but also because many different disorders can have similar symptoms. In particular, symptoms of OCD and ADHD can look very much alike but they are actually opposite malfunctions of the same part of the brain. In OCD this part of the brain is overactive and in ADHD it is underactive. Unfortunately, this has often led to diagnoses of "comorbid" ADHD and OCD, but researchers are discovering that the brain processes are actually opposite, which means it would be impossible to have both at the same time.


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What is the difference between an autistic child and a child that has ADHD?

Being autistic means that you are slower at learning and do not think at all like "normal" people. ADHD just means that you learn differently and your brain doesn't function the same.


Do you believe that a child has the same emotional and intellectual capacity as an adult?

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To receive a diagnosis of ADHD a child must exhibit six or more symptoms from which two categories?

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