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Re: What if it does not work?

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You’re dealing with a lot because of your children’s problems. Anybody, no matter how well focused and organized, would find that overwhelming. The trick is not to have unrealistic expectations; not to get your hopes up way too high. Even if medication works really well for you, it’s never going to make your whole life better all by itself.

If you are diagnosed and try medication(s) and find one that helps, you’ll be better able to cope than you are now. If it doesn’t, then presumably you’ll be no worse off than you are now. So you’re choosing between the possibility that you might improve versus a certainty that you won’t (if you do nothing). It makes sense to worry about being worse than you are now if that’s a possibility, but if the worst that can happen is that things don’t change, I think that’s less a concern.