Understood Explains | What if I don’t really have ADHD?

Doubting your ADHD diagnosis? Do you still think you have ADHD even after your doctor said you don’t? Or maybe you got formally diagnosed but aren’t sure you really have ADHD?

Concerns about ADHD misdiagnosis are common. Host Dr. Roberto Olivardia gives tips on how to think about whether you got a thorough evaluation — and if it may be time to get a second opinion.

For more resources, including a transcript formatted for easy skimming, visit the episode page on Understood.

01:04 What do I do if my doctor told me I don’t have ADHD?
03:54 What if I don’t think my ADHD diagnosis is accurate?
07:18 Anything else I need to know about getting properly diagnosed?
07:57 Key takeaways, next episode, and credits

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