Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Taking a Swing at Mood Swings

Is it Bipolar Disorder or ADHD?

Photo by Elisa Kennemer on Unsplash

A disproportionate number of people who have ADHD also have Bipolar Disorder. And a disproportionate number of people who have Bipolar Disorder have ADHD.

But although there is considerable overlap between manic symptoms and hyperactive ADHD, we can readily distinguish the two conditions in most adults. How the symptoms progress over…

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