A 12-year-old presents with excessive sleepiness alternating with hyperactivity and moodiness. He has difficulty sleeping and impulsive behavior at school. The school is questioning ADHD and considerations of meds. What is the next step?
1. What other information would you like to have before deciding what to do? 2. What information would lead you to place him on Ritalin? 3. What would he need to exhibit for you to recommend Melatonin? 4. If you decide he is experiencing typical issues of sleep of teens, what recommendations might be helpful? 5. Would mental health problems be a consideration? Why? Please complete your assignment using APA format. Include at minimum, one peer-reviewed journal article that has been published within the past 5 years for reference. APA 7th please.