I will keep this short as I really a need a answer. My grandson was diagnose with Tourette @ age 6....afterwards was tested at top facility for As burgers Spectrum Disorder.....He didn't quite fit the mold. He was the diagnose with Oppositional Defiance Disorder...Fast forward....He is 15 and has social anxiety and learning disable.Right now he Is taking Ability as he is extremely violent at times....He is defiant and verbally abusive. Right now he is taking Ability 15 mg. and Zoloft 100 mg. It isn't helping at all with his social skills....Kendal also has had brain surgery to remove a cyst in his temporal lobe ....the cyst has returned and yet there are no guarantees if he has surgery again that the same thing won't happen.......If he needs a mood stabilizer why not the tried and true Lithium as a stabilizer .....Bi polar is rapid in our family as mental illness is in his fathers.(learning disability)....we are Bi -polar yet we are very smart when it comes to learning!
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.