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Christmas and ADD ADHD — ADD Tip O the Day 571

May each of you have a blessed Christmas – and if Christmas is not your holiday, I still pray you have a blessed Christmas day anyway and also your own holiday days. This is a good time to reflect on … Continue reading

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Comorbidity ie More Problems — ADD Tip o the Day 321

I’m reading a lot from people with ADD or ADHD about the many problems they are having in life.  It can be hard to untangle how much that is due to ADD or is a separate issue.  Especially since ADD … Continue reading

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Comorbid: Depression and ADD —- ADD Tip o the day 258

We with ADD and ADHD have a 2.7 times higher rate of depression than the general public where the rate is about 10%. Reasons: 1. Childhood abuse, shame, failures  make us vulnerable to depression.  2. our continued failures and poor … Continue reading

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Comorbid —- ADD Tip o the day 257

Comorbid refers to conditions that go along with the primary problem, in our case  ADD or ADHD.  This is not a list of our problems, but of diagnoses that often accompany them: 1. Depression – our problems set us up … Continue reading

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