Bipolar disorder and ADHD are often diagnosed together in children and teens. WebMD examines the similarities and differences between the two disorders and how each is treated.
Dec 03, 2018 · Bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are conditions that affect many people. Some of the symptoms even overlap. This can sometimes make it Author: Ashley Marcin.
To make the diagnosis of ADHD this triad of distractibility, impulsivity and (sometimes) restlessness must be consistently present and impairing throughout the lifespan. ADHD is about ten times more common than bipolar mood disorder in the general population. The two disorders can be distinguished from one another on the basis of six factors: 1.Author: Additude Magazine.
Bipolar Disorder Solving the ADHD-Bipolar Puzzle. Dealing with ADHD is a challenge. Bipolar disorder? Even harder. And when the two of them occur together, it can be downright dangerous.Author: Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.