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Re: Anxious about first appt with psychiatrist

Originally Posted by Lunacie View Post
Hearing it from the doctor works better for some skeptics.

My son-in-law accepted the autism diagnosis for his youngest daughter,
but he never accepted the adhd diagnosis for his oldest daughter.
Even after attending several therapy sessions.
Ironically he probably had adhd himself.
There was a kid at a school we did some work for whose parents were willing to accept the diagnosis of cerebral palsy but not autism. And we're determined that whatever job she got had to be "in an office" because that was their idea of success.

Hopefully if I do get a diagnosis my husband accepts it. I'm going to try recommended treatment regardless.
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