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Do I, or my children, have symptoms of ADHD?
ADHD is a medical condition marked by three primary symptoms including short attention span, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity.
Other symptoms can include:
Making careless mistakes
Learn more about the
signs and symptoms of ADHD. Resources for adults and children
How does my doctor determine if my child has ADHD?
ADHD can be misdiagnosed. A doctor should rule out other conditions by asking questions, including:
Is your child experiencing undetected seizures?
Does your child have hearing problems, possibly an inner ear infection?
Learn more about ADHD and
symptoms, risk factors, and treatment. Are you an adult with ADHD? Take the self-assessment.
Adults who believe they’re suffering from symptoms of ADHD can take a self-assessment to determine if they need to seek help from a medical professional.
Take the self-assessment now. What does adult ADHD look like?
ADHD in adults is slightly different from ADHD in children. See how ADHD often manifests in adults.
Watch the video now. How can I empower my child?
Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Check out these Actionsets for ADHD: Is it more than ADHD?
People with ADHD often have one or more other disorders. These include:
Are there home treatment options?
There are many ways you can work on alleviating the symptoms of ADHD.
A few things to try include:
Taking care of yourself
View tips for
self-care at home to help your child — and to help yourself.
Your total health
Remember, your well-being is affected by both your mind and your body. It’s important to take good care of each to have complete health. Learn
how to care for the whole you.
Kaiser Permanente members have access to digital mental health and wellness tools at no charge.
Check out this page for a 1-year subscription to Calm or myStrength. You also can call a health coach for 6-month subscriptions to Headspace, Whil, SilverCloud, Woebot, or Thrive. Could a health coach help me?
A health coach can help you work towards developing new behaviors, find new coping strategies, and keep you on track.
We encourage you to learn more about Kaiser Permanente’s
health coaching sessions.
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This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Since specific guidelines may vary, consult with your physician to find out which guidelines are recommended for you. Kaiser Permanente disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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