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Re: Mild AD(H)D, Moderate AD(H)D and Severe AD(H)D

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Originally Posted by Fraser_0762 View Post
Well technically yes, you're right. In practice? Absolutely not. It would require every assessor to adhere to the exact same standard right across the globe. Something that obviously doesn't happen.

You could be turned down by 20 assessors/psychiatrists in a row, but eventually you'll find one that will diagnose you.
Unfortunately, it also goes the other way and people are wrongly diagnosed
with depression or bipolar or nothing at all when they have had adhd all their
lives. There is no blood test, and even with a blood test there can be a false
positive or a false negative.
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