The risk for comorbidity is high, and the presence of comorbid disorders warrants special consideration in the treatment of patients with ADHD. For example, studies have shown that a co-morbid diagnosis of ADHD and depression occurs in approximately 20% to 30% of patients, and ADHD and anxiety in more than 25% of patients.
With that being said, like learning disabilities, all is not lost. Our experts at everyday ADDvice will provide in-depth articles on what to look for, when to get help and how you, as a parent, can help as well. We’ll answer some of your common questions about comorbidity, how to treat them and the most important things to consider when dealing with multiple diagnoses.