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How serious are bipolar and ADHD disorders combined?

How serious are bipolar and ADHD disorders combined?

Depends: That's called being "comorbid." comorbidities must be treated simultaneously, but cautiously, for either to improve. Meds for adhd can impact bpd, & vice versa. It's a walk in a mine field but can be done. Having both is not as nice as having only one, but bpd is often comorbid with adhd, although not so much the other way around. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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What is the relationship between ADHD & anxiety disorder?

What is the relationship between ADHD & anxiety disorder?

There isn't: Necessarily a relationship but they can co-exist. ...Read more

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Could you ever have adhd, bipolar disorder and anxiety at the same time?

Yes: About 50% of adhd cases are comorbid with other disorders. So it is possible to have multiple diagnoses and receive treatment for all of them. ...Read more

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Adhd, anxiety disorder and mood imbalance. My psychiatrist said i was gifted although I have a relatively low IQ on test. Can you make sense of this ?

Adhd, anxiety disorder and mood imbalance. My psychiatrist said i was gifted although I have a relatively low IQ on test. Can you make sense of this ?

Maybe: Although obviously figuring out a person based on a short question is not possible. But there is no reason that all of this could not be true of you. Iq tests measure only a few forms of intelligence, so it is quite possible to be gifted and have a relatively low iq. And adhd, anxiety and mood imbalance are pretty commonly overlapping disorders. ...Read more

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I've visited 2-3 psychologist.Some say adhd.Bipolar disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, severe depression, m confused.Plz help, told evry doc same?

I've visited 2-3 psychologist.Some say adhd.Bipolar disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, severe depression, m confused.Plz help, told evry doc same?

Diagnosis can be: quite difficult at times. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. Depression is part of Bipolar Disorder (AKA manic depression). ADHD and bipolar disorder can have overlapping symptoms and may also co-occur. Anxiety can occur with any of these - either as a symptom or as a clinical disorder. ...Read more

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ADD and ADHD is same disorder?

ADD and ADHD is same disorder?

ADD was last used in: 1980, having been replaced by ADHD-Primarily Inattentive Type in the DSM-IV & DSM V to stress that the underlying neuropathology is the same as that for ADHD-Primarily Hyperactive/Impulsive Type seen in some young children & ADHD-Primarily Combined Type commonly seen in school-age children, especially boys. Combined Type often changes to Innattentive Type in late adolescence & adulthood. ...Read more

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Help please! is ADHD a serious disorder or a flimsy and periodically normal pattern of behaviour?

Serious: True adhd is a serious disorder.3-5 times as many car accidents, more job changes and an increased divorce rate all are associations with uncontrolled adult adhd.The key is proper diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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My son has ADHD and explosive disorder we are having a heck of a time with him he is medicated what should we do?

My son has ADHD and explosive disorder we are having a heck of a time with him he is medicated what should we do?

Get guidance for you: Find a good child psychologist who can help your son, but also help you parent him. Learn what you can change, (slowly over time) and what you cannot change. ...Read more

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Hello.I have got a 14 boy who was diagnosed sever ADHD and conductive disorder.He creates a lot of problems in school , he refuses to use any tablets?

Hello.I have got a 14 boy who was diagnosed sever ADHD and conductive disorder.He creates a lot of problems in school , he refuses to use any tablets?

There's something: Else going on. First, take him to his pediatrician for a complete physical & a random urine drug screen. He may open up to his dr. If alone. Seek referrals to a child & adolescent psychiatrist & a psychologist. If his behaviors are a danger to himself or others, seek an assessment by the admission team at a children's psychiatric hospital. His options are hospitalization or juvenile detention. ...Read more

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