Patient :I am confused about adhd. My sons girlfriend has a son who has been diagnosed with adhd but there are things that make me wonder about it. He can come to my house or his grandmas or be staying with my son alone and not do as he is told, eat as he has told and be very good but as soon as his Mother walks in he is a terror. Also when he refuses to take his medicine in the morning his Mom just gives up and he doesn't take it or his puts it down and won't take it. ( she breaks the capsule and puts it in liquid). Then after not taking the medicine, that after noon when he wont mind and gets in trouble he will say " I am acting like this because I haven't had my medicine" which is what his Mom always uses as his bad behavior. If his acts up at school, whether he has taken medicine or not, he will say I haven't had my medicine. This does not make sense to me. He minds for everyone but his Mom and acts up a little at school but no more than a normal child. Please help me with this, it is coming between his Mom and my son and she is carrying his baby.
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