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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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I think I have depression and adhd, but i feel like if i go in and say that, any doctor will just think i'm conning for drugs. What do I do?

I think I have depression and adhd, but i feel like if i go in and say that, any doctor will just think i'm conning for drugs. What do I do?

Get evaluated: You need to get evaluated by a psychiatrist and just be honest. Let them know that you think you may have those illnesses. They will do the rest. I have no problem when people see me and think they have a particular diagnosis. Sometimes they are right. Once you are properly diagnosed then you can discuss treatment options, including non-medicinal treatments. ...Read more

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What is good/helpful to discuss with new psychiatrist if you feel you need medicine for possibly add/adhd and/or depression but you're a recovering addict of stimulants and don't want any prescribed?

What is good/helpful to discuss with new psychiatrist if you feel you need medicine for possibly add/adhd and/or depression but you're a recovering addict of stimulants and don't want any prescribed?

Have open discussion: Have an open discussion with the psychiatrist about your past experience with stimulants. Fortunately there are medications available to treat symptoms of ADHD that are not stimulants. ...Read more

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What meds would be good to take for adhd/add, anxiety & bipolar/depression, I am going to my dr and I want to run a few options by him?

What meds would be good to take for adhd/add, anxiety & bipolar/depression, I am going to my dr and I want to run a few options by him?

Hodgepodge!: Mental, behavioral health conditions tend to co-exist, but sometimes it is just one primary diagnostic that is responsibler for all the symptoms.Rather that thinking medication first let your doctor conduct a thorough history and exam, and based on his findings and expericience recommend a treatment plan.Behavioral intervention, exercise, diet, sleep and of course medications could help. ...Read more

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I have ADHD and depression, what to do?

I have ADHD and depression, what to do?

Depression: It would be best to have a consultation with a mental health professional who is experienced in treating both disorders. Ask your doctor for a referral. Best. ...Read more

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Adhd and depression.? What should I do?

Adhd and depression.? What should I do?

See a doctor: You should see your doctor to rule out any physical causes and then see either a psychiatrist or psychologist for diagnosis and further recommendations regarding treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will depression cause ADHD or similar symptoms?

Something like that: When you are depressed you may experience feeling restless, fidgeting, insomnia, or difficulty concentrating. So those symptoms might make you feel like you have adhd, but they could just be the depression. If the onset of those symptoms was concurrent with depression then it's likely just due to depression. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could depression reverse my adhd?

Probably not: Adhd does not disappear in adults. Some adolescents do outgrow it with hormonal changes (about 1/3) or 1/3 learn to cope without meds. 1/3 benefit from meds in adulthood. Depression might slow someone down a it, but adhd would still be there. Both would need treatment. ...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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