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A 28-year-old female asked:

Whats the best way to treat add in a person who is on suboxone, 5 years clean and going on 2 years out of the 5 on suboxone, who also suffers from depression, anxiety and ptsd? do all diagnoses go hand in hand with each other?

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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
MEDICATION: Best to discuss medication with your Psychiatrist. If uncomfortable with your Dr. consult another for a second opinion. Have a physical exam by a Dr. to determine if you have a physical illness. Consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy with ZOOM sessions. Fears and anxiety could be heightened due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Stay safe & hopeful to elevate your immune system.
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Dr. Kate Erwin
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Meds: There are two Med options neither of which are addictive: Wellbutrin, an antidepressant, and Strattera. Strattera might help with mood but is less likely to than Wellbutrin. Good luck! The diagnoses do NOT go hand in hand.
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Last updated Dec 18, 2020

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