Some of the symptoms of depression overlap with the symptoms of ADHD. This can make it hard to tell the two conditions apart. For example, restlessness and boredom can be symptomatic of both ADHD and depression. In some cases, the medications prescribed for ADHD can also produce side effects that mimic depression.Author: Erica Roth. 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.
Mar 11, 2019 · Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults) is defined as a neurodevelopmental disorder that includes primary problems with inattention and/or activity in adults (there is still some controversy about the definition to include substance use, sleep disorders and others). Signs and symptoms include hyperactivity (inner restlessness, can’t relax, unhappy when inactive. Aug 22, 2016 · Being depressed with ADHD can be like a roller coaster: You start off high, excited, passionate, but then you crash into overwhelming darkness.Author: Jeff Emmerson.
Adult ADHD Symptoms2 Trouble focusing on a task. Feelings of restlessness. Organization problems. Feeling easily frustrated. Poor time management. Impulsive decision-making. Experiencing mood swings. Poor coping skills for stress. And although everyone sometimes has symptoms of ADHD, only those with chronic impairments from these symptoms warrant an ADHD diagnosis. Myth: Someone can’t have ADHD and also have depression, anxiety, or other psychiatric problems.