Attention deficit disorder mood swings

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Avatar n tn In my opinion your son could have a serious condition such as attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, anger management issues, something could be bothering him or bullying at school, or he could even (God forbid) be acting out in response to some sort of molestation at school, church, etc. Good luck with this. A good therapist and/or doctor should be able to diagnose and treat your son.
Avatar n tn But, given the overall picture, it would make sense to arrange for an evaluation by a pediatric mental health professional (clinical psychologist, psychiatric social worker, psychiatric nurse, psychiatrist). Poosible conditions include anxiety disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and mood disorder (though the latter is not likely). If you are not sure how to proceed to obtain such an evaluation, check with your daughter's pediatrician for guidance.
Avatar n tn I'm taking 150 mg Serzone to help level off the mood swings consequent to the oxycontin use. Its effect must be very subtle and I wonder sometime if it's actually doing anything since I seem to continue with the mood swings. I dropped it altogether for a couple of months with no ill effects save a noticeable return of the distance between the top of the highs and the bottom of the lows. Any observations? For others who have commented on the difference between addiction and dependence, thanks.
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.
Avatar n tn The primary symptoms of bipolar disorder are dramatic and unpredictable mood swings. The illness has two (BI) strongly contrasting phases (polar).
Avatar n tn his behavior has gone downhill (previous straight A's are now declining and he is very moody and aggressive at times) with terrrible mood swings. with all the media focusing on recent deaths of children on ritalin (heart problems), i am terrified about continuing ANY medication! is there some sort of amino acid/5-htp, etc. herb that can help?? any info would be of great help, as we are in a crisis phase here at home and at school.
Avatar n tn Also, people with AD/HD can be misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder because of the mood swings that are often seen in people with AD/HD. The book mentioned by Crys6, "Driven to Distraction" is certainly an EXCELLENT resource.
Avatar f tn ive been through something similar and you will not believe this but my family member who was like that was 15 and he had attention deficit disorder and was given something called rittilin just a shot in the dark dont even know if the elderly can suffer from this
2043512 tn?1330012681 Not just sloppy, but illegible. He has anxiety about school and has serious mood swings. He's been diagnosed with ADHD but medication doesn't seem to help. Could he have been misdiagnosed? I have been reading about SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder) but do not want to jump to conclusions or self diagnose. What else could this be? We have been struggling with this for a few years now, so any help you could provide would be greatly appricated.
Avatar n tn The likely 'culprits' are sensory integration disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and, perhaps, anxiety disorder (though the latter is not clear - those symptoms may be more indicative of a mild version of pervasive developmental disorder). It's important to recognize that your son will not 'grow out of' thse problems, because they are biologically/neurologically determined and have to be addressed.
Avatar n tn occupational therapy, behavioral therapy, yoga and meditation techniques, music therapy, art therapy, drama therapy, psychiatrist, and psychologist. If you are prescribed to a medication I recommend from my experience that you also seek a outside support group or proffesional help that will also help guide you to further self-improvemnt and mental growth.
Avatar f tn Anemia, Blood sugar instability, Bone density loss, High blood pressure, low sex drive and/or difficulty achieving orgasm, Joint pain Thyroid disorders, Aggression , Anger, Depression, Inability to handle stress, Guilt or feelings of worthlessness, Excessive sleep Mood swings, Slow thought processing speed, Forgetfulness Attention deficit disorder, Hyperactivity Failure to finish tasks.
Avatar f tn I am 24 years old, have three small children and am a stay at home mother. My youngest was born 8/09. 9/09 I began noticing symptoms: loss for words during conversations, loss of smell that comes and goes and depression. October's symptoms: misspelling words with increasing frequency as of late, difficulty focusing eyes that comes and goes and thunderclap headaches originating on the lower right side of my head, occurring once every 3-6 weeks.
Avatar n tn Lyme can cause all kinds of mental health symptoms, like anxiety, depression, difficulty concentrating, memory problems, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, attention deficit, panic attacks, even hallucinations and schizophrenia. Although other things can cause leg pain, this does fit the Lyme pattern. Other treatments that may help you are supplementing magnesium and taking fish oil capsules.
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Avatar n tn By coincidence, I have recently been associated with two ADHD diagnosed persons, both of whom experience some depression, but who are not on anti-depressants, because they are counterproductive to their condition. They take medication that is specifically used for Attention Deficit. I hope that you have found a truly helpful support system by now - someone who listens and knows there is not a one-size-fits-all fix for those with emotional challenges that come from chemistry deviations.
Avatar f tn the antipsychotic Risperdal, the antidepressant Prozac, two sleeping medicines and one for attention-deficit disorder. All by the time he was 3. He was sedated, drooling and overweight from the side effects of the antipsychotic medicine. Although his mother, Brandy Warren, had been at her “wit’s end” when she resorted to the drug treatment, she began to worry about Kyle’s altered personality. “All I had was a medicated little boy,” Ms. Warren said. “I didn’t have my son.
Avatar n tn It's not something that is your fault or that you can necessarily change on your own. From your description, it sounds like you might also have ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). Some of your personality reminds me of my son, who has both ADHD and depression/anxiety disorder. He is in his 20's but with medication he's done OK, and is very smart and now working on a Master Degree.
Avatar f tn Before the age of five there is evidence that my behaviour had some of the features of what is now called Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Perhaps in a later edition of this essay I will attempt a more detailed outline of what I recall from these years of early childhood, but my recollections are minimal and it is not my intention to comment further on these early years.
967168 tn?1477588089 Examples include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia and generalized anxiety disorder. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD has symptoms that overlap with bipolar disorder. For this reason, bipolar disorder can be difficult to differentiate from ADHD. Sometimes one is mistaken for the other. In some cases, a person may be diagnosed with both conditions. Addiction or substance abuse. Many people with bipolar disorder also have alcohol or drug problems.
Avatar f tn Conditions that often respond include depression, anxiety, epilepsy, phobias, insomnia, fatigue, mood swings, attention-deficit disorder and learning disorders. Additionally, the hair mineral analysis provides a guide for nutritional therapy, as well as a guide for monitoring progress. Comparing the results of repeated tissue mineral tests over a period of months is an excellent way to monitor subtle changes in body chemistry, regardless of which type of therapy is used.
Avatar f tn My motto is that if you wouldn’t eat the product don’t put it on your hair, face or skin. Attention deficit disorder is now one of the fastest growing diseases in our society and it can be traced to these toxins and nutrient deficiencies as well as a disconnected life from nature and spirit. According to Dr.
Avatar m tn wow all those symptoms are the same symptoms for parasitic worms
Avatar n tn She can be dramatic and is attentionAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd) seeking. She has also told me on a couple of occasions that sometimes she gets really depressed. On the positive side she is pretty, outgoing, confident,funny, slim and seems to be quite popular. She talks to me about her friends/boyfriends, we go shopping together and sometimes cinema. Due to her compulsive lying I started to read her chat logs on a chatroom (MSN).
Avatar f tn Low dose Dexidrine I think works better on inattentive type ADD and SCT, where as Rittalin will drive them up the wall, overloading them causing mood swings mania etc. I have heard that Rittalin works best for ADHD. You will notice the effect within min of taking the meds if they are the right one for the individual. Better impulse control such as a decrease in motor mouthing for ADHD for example and they will calm down.
Avatar f tn Mental and emotional disorders related to copper imbalance include spaciness, depression, mood swings, fears, anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, violence, autism, schizophrenia, and attention deficit disorder. Copper deficiency is associated with aneurysms, gout, anemia and osteoporosis. Interestingly, the symptoms of premenstrual tension are identical to the symptoms of copper imbalance U did mention high copper levels- this should be looked at more closley.
709671 tn?1252929332 it seems i am suffering from severe depression,mild to severe bipolar disorder,ocd and trichotillomania, adult attention deficit disorder....i did online screening tests on a site called psych central! and i have taken a few other online tests for depression! all are positive! do i see a psychiatrist or a psychologist? what's the difference between these two?
Avatar m tn She would job hunt at my house and I would work from home. About 6 months into the relationship her constant mood swings and unfounded anger caused me to take pause and I asked her about it. Our sex life had somewhat diminished and I was have mixed feelings about where this was headed. We took a break at this point. About a week into the break she contacted me frantically in the middle of the night stating that someone had stolen her car.
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 .
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