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1

what are the 3 features

inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity

2

what comorbidities can be present

learning disorder, ASD, tic disorder

3

short term problems

sleep, low self esteem, family and peer relationships, decreased academic performance

4

long term problems

co morbidities, increased criminal activity, antisocial personality disorder

5

treatment

methylphenidate- CNS stimulant, atomoxetine- non stimulant NA reuptake inhibitor, dexamfetamine

6

what is Ritalin

immediate released methylphenidate

7

what are the modified release preparations of methylphenidate

Concerta, medikinet, equasym

8

how long should the symptoms last for for diagnosis ADHD

6 months

9

DDX

age appropriate behaviour for an active child, attachment disorder, hearing impairment, learning difficulty, behavioural disorder

10

when is the onset of ADHD

before 7 years