Can You Have Both ADHD and Depression? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and depression are conditions that can and often co-occur. Depression is estimated to be 2.7 times more prevalent among adults with ADHD than among the general adult population. Studies also show that about 30 percent of people with ADHD will experience a depressive episode […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Peg Rosen At a Glance Kids with ADHD are at higher risk for depression. Depression can sometimes be misdiagnosed as ADHD. Depression can look different in kids who have ADHD. Read the full article.Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Additude Editors Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder associated with depression and related to seasonal variations in light. SAD impacts 10-20 percent of the population in dim Nordic countries, and may disproportionately affect adults and children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) everywhere. “As seasons change, there is a shift in our […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
ADHD Rarely Travels Alone Around 80 percent of those with ADHD are diagnosed with at least one other psychiatric disorder sometime during their life. A comorbid condition is a second separate condition that exists alongside ADHD, and needs to be treated in conjunction with attention deficit. There are a number of conditions commonly associated with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.