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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
My 7-year old son was recently diagnosed with ADHD-mixed. What does the `mixed` part of the diagnosis mean?
Although personally I think there many varieties of ADHD, officially there are three kinds of ADHD. They are:
Mixed means your son has both inattentive and hyperactive impulsive symptoms.
Susan Louisa Montauk, MD
Formerly Professor of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati