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A 47-year-old member asked:

Adhd or add, depression, or something else, what to do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
The first step is to: Find out what you are dealing with. See your physician for an evaluation to see if you have any medical conditions causing your symptoms. A psychiatrist can also medically evaluate you for med causes as well as doing a diagnostic assessment. Once, it is clear what your symptoms represent - than an individualized treatment plan can be developed. Take care.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
Get a psychological : Evaluation to help figure out what you are dealing with. Once you have a clear diagnosis they will make recommendations for what to do to help you cope with these problems.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Adhd or add, depression, or something else, how can I tell what i have?

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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Depression: Ask your primary care doctor for a referral to a qualified mental health clinician so he or she can help you make a proper diagnosis. It may take more than one visit, don't be in a rush and see someone who will take the time to really know you.

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