Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. It can affect your emotions, behavior, and ways of learning. People with ADHD are often diagnosed as children, and Author: Erica Roth. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and depression can go hand-in-hand. Doctors sometimes call them comorbid or coexisting conditions, meaning you can have both at Author: Matt Smith.
The following article addresses the question of how to determine if it’s ADHD, depression or both? And why it’s important to treat the primary diagnosis first, in order to achieve the best treatment outcome. Depression is one of the most common disorders to occur with ADHD. Aug 22, 2016 · Being depressed with ADHD can be like a roller coaster: The adult ADHD mind is so full of curiosity, passion, and wonder. How has the combination of adult Author: Jeff Emmerson.
ADHD symptoms in adults may look a lot like depression, especially in women like Jordana, who was diagnosed in her 20s. This is her story of learning to communicate, Author: Carl Sherman, Ph.D. Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, or ADHD, is a condition characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, impulsiveness, or a combination. About 60 percent of children with ADHD in the United States become adults with ADHD; that’s about 4 percent of the adult population, or 8 million adults.* Less than 20 percent of adults with ADHD have been diagnosed or treated, and only about one.