Beyond ADHD: Exploring the Nexus of Co-Occurring Conditions

While ADHD itself can significantly impact an individual’s daily functioning, it is not uncommon for it to co-occur with other conditions. Understanding these co-occurring conditions is crucial in providing comprehensive support and effective treatment for individuals with ADHD.

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in Children and Teens

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Does your child go through extreme changes in mood and
behavior? Does your child get much more excited or much
more irritable than other kids? Do you notice that your child
goes through cycles of extreme highs and lows more often
than other children? Do these mood changes affect how your
child acts at school or at home?

The Over and Under Use of ADHD Medication Treatment

Although medication treatment for ADHD has been shown to significantly reduce core ADHD symptoms in hundreds of studies, important concerns remain about it being prescribed inappropriately to children and teens who do not have ADHD. There is also evidence that many youth with ADHD who could potentially benefit from medication treatment do not receive it, and may realize poorer outcomes in as a result.

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