Welcome to our patient information on children and adolescents with ADHD. When you have ADHD or ADD, it is important that you know about the condition, so you can handle your challenges in the best possible way. 

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry offers diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD in Central Region Denmark, usually through outpatient consultations.


Om diagnosen

What is ADHD/ADD?

Basic difficulties in ADHD and ADD


Årsag

Hvad skyldes ADHD?


Symptomer

Kernesymptomer

Variation in symptoms

When do the symptoms equate to an ADHD / ADD diagnosis?

Attention deficit

Hyperactivity

Impulsivity

The symptoms make children and adolescents more vulnerable

Typical concomitant difficulties


Hvordan stilles diagnosen?

No simple test

Examination


Ledsagesygdomme

Learning disabilities

Sadness and depression

Anxiety

OCD, tics and autism


Om behandlingen

Understanding

Organization of the treatment

Psychoeducation

Social support options

Medication


Gode råd

What can be done to prevent ADHD/ADD?

What can you do yourself if you are suffering from ADHD/ADD?

What can relatives do?

What can you, as a relative do for yourself?

What can you, as a relative, do to help the child/addlescent with ADHD?

Gode råd til forældre

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