Diagnosing ADHD in Children and Teens Following a Failure in First-line Medications

 ADHD in the News 2020-07-09

The diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and teens can be a complex and unique challenge for primary care providers...Anxiety, depression, tics, or complex ADHD may be occurring, in which case treatment with ADHD medication may not be the correct approach and could also cause harmful adverse effects.