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How can I prevent problems with ADHD?

Douglas E. Severance, MD
Family Medicine
You can help prevent more serious problems with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by carefully following physician directions for prescribed medications. It is also important to continue to learn and use positive coping skills to help manage ADHD. Encourage conversations with family and friends about managing life with ADHD and ask for help when you need it.

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