Heather and Gabriel are based in SouthWest Virginia. Heather is a Licensed professional Counselor in the state of virginia and Gabriel is a resident in counseling.

They are the hosts of informed consent!

Ep. 54 Misdiagnosing ADHD

The ADHD series continues with a frank discussion about misdiagnosis.  In this episode, Heather and Gabriel explore to various components that attribute to misdiagnosis as well as considerations for developing a differential diagnosis.  

Challenges in diagnosis:

  • Appropriate expertise and credentials to provide the diagnosis  

  • Overlap in symptoms with lack of sleep or hearing difficulties

Common Misdiagnoses:

  • Bi-polar

  • DMDD

  • ODD and CD

  • And others

Sign of the times

  • Screen time (video games, social media, tv)

  • Lack of physical activity

  • nutrition

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