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Re: Well, that was disappointing (my “doctor's” visit)

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You need someone to advocate for you. They aren’t listening to you.

I would suggest that you go to your GP if you are comfortable with him/her.

Write what you want to discuss on paper (one simple page). Include something like this

1. I want to tested/evaluated for ADHD.

– Have read that often ADHD is not picked up because it is similar in terms

of symptoms to other disorders

2. Based on my research and taking online test

– inattention

– reactive

– impulsivity

3. Outline current symptoms

4. Asked for the GP’s help in getting a referral and advocating for you

5. Be persistent

Trying to go through your history in one session with a nurse is not going to able

to sort this all out

Do you have a family member or friend that can go with you to the appt?

Hope this helps

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