Depression is estimated to be 2.7 times more prevalent among adults with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) than among the general adult population. Now the good news: Effective remedies for depression are readily available, and they work just as well for adults with ADHD as they do for others. If you think you have the condition, there Author: Carl Sherman, Ph.D. Then they start managing their ADHD by ADHD medication, adult ADHD coaching or therapy, exercise, lifestyle changes, greater self-awareness and participation in Adult ADD support groups, and the grey fog of depression starts to lift. Eventually, there’s no more depression, just ADHD.Author: Pete Quily.
If you have ADHD, you’re at higher risk of developing depression. Learn how to recognize and treat the symptoms of this common mood disorder.Author: Erica Roth. Some symptoms of ADHD and depression are a lot alike, and that can make it tough to diagnose and treat those conditions. For example, trouble with focus is one of the signs of both depression and Author: Matt Smith.
ADHD symptoms in adults may look a lot like depression, especially in women like Jordana, who was diagnosed in her 20s. This is her story of learning to communicate, Author: Carl Sherman, Ph.D. In my years of working with patients with ADHD, one thing that I've been very impressed with is the number of patients with adult ADHD who also have comorbid depression and anxiety.