Looked like ADHD, turned out to reveal NPH: Symptoms in a 76 yo male looked like an ADHD/Executive Function, focus and concentration problem - but with a gait disturbance, a urinary problem [incontinence], and dementia.
If you don't know what you're looking at, you won't see it. If we keep looking for labels that's all we see. Sometimes that bird is right on your nose, but, quite simply, you're missing it because it isn't in that completely outdated DSM 4 Book of Labels.
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