Attention deficit disorder depression

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488568 tn?1213470725 The social worker thinks she may have a Attention Deficit disorder, but my doctor disagrees. I dont know what to do. She wont do as shes asked, she doesn't listen to a word anyone says and starts arguments for the sake of it. I found a note she wrote, saying how she wants to die and that my dad beats her, Which is not true, he has never laid a finger on her. She only gets a tap on the back of the legs if she is behaving really badly. She hits my mum, She throws things at her aswell.
Avatar n tn I am sorry I can not tell you what to do in specific terms because I don't know why these medications have been prescribed. Are you dealing with attention deficit disorder or depression or anxiety? If depression or anxiety, you might ask your doctor about Celexa or wellbutrin or other ssri's.
Avatar n tn meds for Depression and stress disorder in the past. It made things worse, about 4 months ago the docter took her off and she has been doing great. she holds a low B average in school(with costant supervision & remindings) I feel if she is Wanting the attention then I will Spoil her by giving in. on the other hand I feel if she NEEDS the attention I will hurt her academically and emotionally if she doesnt get it.
118225 tn?1278658540 Sometimes learning difficulties can be attributed to what "seems" like an attention deficit disorder, when the root of the problem is actually that the child is having difficulty processing oral and written commands and accessing written print (as well as printing it). It is good that you are getting it checked out. The other thing is too, his medication might have some side effects that you want to discuss with your doctor.
Avatar m tn I have a brother that has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder as a young child. Due to his impulsive behavior he made many bad choices, and he was disruptive. He seemed rebellious or vindictive when he could not have things done his way. Is there a correlation between borderline personality disorder, and ADHD or ODD. I recently completed a paper regarding the relationship between the two conditions.
Avatar n tn Ritalin is a psychostimulant that is used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but is not approved by the Food and Drug Admnistration (FDA) for treatment of major depression. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a technique, in which localized magnetic pulses are applied to the head, directed at the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.
Avatar f tn She diagnosed me with bits a peices of attention deficit disorder before this, but my main problem was depression and anxiety bc a lot of things were just piling up. The meds helped only by taking away my most terrible thoughts. The one things that really worked for me I had to ask for. It's adderall. I am so much stronger now, and I have accomplished so much just because it stabalized my emotions. I am still very forgetful (but know one says anything about it).
1751294 tn?1332287065 ) Irritable Bowel Syndrome 6.) Attention Deficit Disorder 7.) migraines 8.) just found out last week I have mild to moderate scoliosis. 9.) hpv (from the rape) 9.) mild high blood pressure I am 41 my height is 4 '10 and I weigh 153...I just lost 3 pounds. I've tried every medicine you can think of. Oh, I have hypothyroidism as well. I just want to know what it's like to live life without pain and without depression. I can handle the other depression has controlled my life.
1386425 tn?1280122758 Including Mood stabilizers and Adderall witch is a prescription medication that is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. which made me start my own scientific experiment, While i was taking the Medications prescribed to me i often had to up my dosages. I then decided to compared the side effects between my legal drugs and Marijuana. The Legal drugs have more symptoms then the Illegal Drug. such as Damage to liver, Manic Stages, Heart Attack, Depression EX.
Avatar n tn I was wondering if anyone could answer this for me with any information from the military. I also have Attention Deficit Disorder.
Avatar m tn You have certainly got a lot to be proud of given how hard it has been for you to deal with your depression, anxiety and frustration. You may not be surprised to learn that there are not simple answers to the problems that you have had to wrestle with your entire life. When I approach someone with a story similar to yours I find that I need to take a lot of time doing an assessment.
1511164 tn?1301584382 [22] Among patients whose symptoms are severe enough to warrant referral to specialty Tourette's clinics, only a small minority have no other conditions,[69] and obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often present.[22][28] In children with Tourette's, ADHD is associated with functional impairment, disruptive behavior, and tic severity.
Avatar f tn It is important to look for other disorders which may be present; such as, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder) and anxiety disorders. It may be difficult to improve the symptoms of ODD without treating the coexisting disorder." In the book, "The ADD/ ADHD Answer book," by Susan Ashley, she states that 33% of the kids with ADHD also have ODD.
Avatar f tn Hello, Is there anyone, I mean anyone, out there that has rhythmic movement disorder? I have been violently thrashing my body and head, laterally while asleep or mostly somewhat asleep since I can remember. I am 30 now. It use to consume maybe an hour or two a night but now it is getting drastically worse. I find myself doing it or am told that I, "rock", 4-5 hours a night.
Avatar n tn i was wondering about the depression addicts go through, and if prosac is an option that works, also is there anyone who has taken meds for this type of depression and what is there experence. i have read so much about how drugs have a negitive effect on our brains, and how there may be some damage.
Avatar n tn Ritalin is used for Attention Deficit Disorder but unknown to the general public that this medication has potential for abuse. This is one reason some psychiatrist are cautious in prescribing it to adults especially to the ones with a past history of substance abuse. One mode of treatment that you have not considered is ECT. Studies show that its repsonse rate is faster and its side effects are less than that of medications.
535884 tn?1270902071 Due to the 24/7 level of chronic pain as I know a lot of others in this forum go through, I am finding it hard at the moment to fight off the terrible feelings of depression, especially at night. During the day I can usualy distract myself more. But at night when all is quiet and I find it sooo much harder to get my mind off my pain.
Avatar m tn (a) Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), (b) Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or conduct disorder, but it is difficult to disentangle those features from those of BPD. I certainly exhibited episodes of hyperactivity-impulsivity or just impulsivity, but I cannot find any detailed information about these early years since everyone who knew me then is now dead or not contactable. 2.7.1.
709671 tn?1252929332 according to them, i am suffering from sever depression, mild to severe bipolar, ocd and/or trichotillomania, and adult attention deficit disorder[add]. i am out of therapy for almost 6 months now! the condition is worsening!
Avatar f tn I have tried to be brave and have educated myself on Benzo withdrawel but at this point I am getting desperate. Fighting depression (probably partly from extreme sleep deficit-) and am very scared this WONT end. Which I would not be able to handle. I really need to hear from people out there who have been through this or are currently going through it..........I am praying someone hears me..........Not sure how to join in live discussions, so am trying posting this to catch someone's attention.
Avatar n tn my practitioner claims my depression is more than likely attributable to my lack of attention and the anxiety i feel as a result of this. i was wondering if anyone can tell me how effective dopaminergic agonists are for depression and/or this the right next step for someone as hyperactive and resultingly dysthemic as myself? i have had success with ssri's but, unfortunately my already fragmented attention span has gone out the window. any suggestions? Posted by HFHS M.D.
1211960 tn?1272978102 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder PMDD: PreMenstrual Dysphoric Disorder SPD: Striopallidodentate Calcinosis a.k.a.
Avatar f tn Also called major depression, major depressive disorder and clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave. Depression can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and depression may make you feel as if life isn't worth living. More than just a bout of the blues, depression isn't a weakness, nor is it something that you can simply "snap out" of.
Avatar n tn Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD is when hyperactivity is also present alongside symptoms of ADD ADD is when attention is not kept for long periods of time
Avatar n tn For many years , there has been debate on whether Attention deficit-Hyperactivity disorder is a disease in itself .Because of the consistency of certain clinical features , ADHD has forced itself to be defined as a disorder . It is perhaps a neuropsychiatric entity with mixed underlying biological causes ( and thereby respond to a variety of medications ). Overdiagnosis of ADHD is possible , as its symptoms are mimicked by other psychological entities , one of them is depression .
Avatar f tn Namaste, People with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have difficulty sustaining attention and concentration. They typically exhibit inappropriate levels of activity, distractibility, and impulsivity. While ADD and ADHD are usually diagnosed in childhood, they can last (often undetected) throughout adolescence into adulthood.
Avatar m tn Has anyone ever been misdiagnosed as bipolar or with anxiety when in reality they have attention deficit disorder, maybe with a combination of depression. I feel like I might be ADD rather than bipolar. I took a test online and it said I score high for likely ADD. Anyone have any thoughts?
521840 tn?1348844371 A Common Source of Treatable Problems Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has generally been considered largely a disability of childhood, one that many people expect to leave behind as they grow to adulthood. Most of us think of ADHD as primarily a child’s problem that interferes with progress at school. We often picture hyperactive little boys with behavior problems.
Avatar n tn This can occur with mood disorders ( depression, bipolar disorder), ADD (attention deficit disorder) , drug abuse and several others. Personality disorders play a significant role in interpersonal relationships. It would be helpful to consider evaluation by a trained Mental Health Professional to rule out any psychiatric conditions. I wish you Good Luck. Sincerely HFHS-M.D.