Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Why does my child have ADHD?
  • What can I do to help my child?
  • What medicine will work best for me?
  • Should I see a counselor?
  • What side effects could I experience from my medicine?
  • Will my child be on medicine for the rest of his/her life?
  • Should I make any changes to my child’s diet?
  • Should I limit my child’s TV time?
  • Should we try family counseling?


Diagnosis and Management of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults by Robert E. Post, MD, MS, and Stuart L. Kurlansik, PhD (American Family Physician May 01, 2012,

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Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 04/97