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Could anxiety cause attention problems as severe as ADD and is venlafaxine suitable for such combination of Anxiety and ADD?

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Dr. Susan Feingold
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes possibly

its important to have a diagnostic evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist (that is good at differential diagnosis) to first evaluate what you have, before deciding on a treatment plan.
Anxiety can cause problems in attention, focusing, concentration, etc. Depression can also come with these symptoms. ADD/ADHD can occur with anxiety and/or depression. Treatment follows the diagnosis.

In brief: Yes possibly

its important to have a diagnostic evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist (that is good at differential diagnosis) to first evaluate what you have, before deciding on a treatment plan.
Anxiety can cause problems in attention, focusing, concentration, etc. Depression can also come with these symptoms. ADD/ADHD can occur with anxiety and/or depression. Treatment follows the diagnosis.
Dr. Susan Feingold
Dr. Susan Feingold
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Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Anxiety can certainly cause severe attention problems.
Venlafaxine can often treat anxiety, and it can also treat ADD.

In brief: Yes

Anxiety can certainly cause severe attention problems.
Venlafaxine can often treat anxiety, and it can also treat ADD.
Dr. Matthew Smith
Dr. Matthew Smith
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