Patient discussion about characteristics

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Q. Do ADHD patients tend to have similar characteristics?

I've noticed lots of kids and teenagers with ADHD are kind, sensetive and have a great sense of humor. Have you heard of any researches in that issue?? Have you noticed that as well?
A1so what do you say guys? anybody else here is familiar with these characteristics in kids with ADHD?
A2sounds familiar!!! I also know a few teenagers with adhd whi have the characteristics you brought up...worth checking- maybe a great research topic...
A3I would suggest that you visit: www.focusas.com. Click on their "SiteMap." You will find a lot of information and many links under,"ADD/ADHD" that will be of help. Under their book section, I have found that they seem to find the best books of the major topics. Good Luck and Best Wishes....

Q. what defining characteristics can i point out to her to show her that she is bipolar and must see a doctor?

I have a very close friend who is with me for the past 25 yrs. We share everything about us frankly whether it is good or bad. So far we didn’t hide each other about the happenings around us. But for the past one month I suspect my friend is bipolar but she refuses to visit a doctor. What defining characteristics can I point out to her to show her that she is bipolar and must see a doctor? I don’t want to hurt her at any cost. I never ever do it. So please help.
AYou have reminded me about my friend who was with me before but lost her somewhere now. I can really feel how much you find hard to reveal her about her illness. It's very hard to get someone who is Bipolar to actually admit it and then even harder still to get them to commit to treatment because they enjoy their highs so much. You have to get her when she is in a depressive state as that is when they are most willing and receptive to treatment.
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