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How can psychotherapy help to treat ADHD and depression?

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Psychotherapy can offer ways to manage your symptoms and live a healthy life. A therapist can give you strategies to deal with everyday challenges, such as issues with friends, family, work, or school.

SOURCES:

CDC.

National Institute of Mental Health.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD).

Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment: “Adult ADHD and comorbid depression: A consensus-derived diagnostic algorithm for ADHD.”

Postgraduate Medicine: “Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder From Childhood to Adulthood.”

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “Adult ADHD.”

Psychiatry: “Major Depression with ADHD in Children and Adolescents.”

The Mayo Clinic: “Depression (major depressive disorder).”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 17, 2017

SOURCES:

CDC.

National Institute of Mental Health.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD).

Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment: “Adult ADHD and comorbid depression: A consensus-derived diagnostic algorithm for ADHD.”

Postgraduate Medicine: “Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder From Childhood to Adulthood.”

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “Adult ADHD.”

Psychiatry: “Major Depression with ADHD in Children and Adolescents.”

The Mayo Clinic: “Depression (major depressive disorder).”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 17, 2017

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