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
ODD and CD
Sign of the times
Screen time (video games, social media, tv)
Lack of physical activity