Mini Quiz: ADHD Comorbidity


What are the facts regarding co-occurring depression and ADHD?

Which of the following is FALSE regarding co-occurring depression and ADHD?

A. ADHD generally precedes depression and depression may be related to chronic impairment associated with ADHD
B. Cognitive, rather than vegetative, symptoms are better in discriminating depression that co-occurs with ADHD
C. Adults with ADHD and depression tend to seek clinical care related to mood or other problems rather than ADHD
D. Earlier stimulant pharmacotherapy raises the risk of a patient with ADHD eventually developing a depressive disorder
E. In general, psychopharmalogy and psychotherapy should first target the more severe condition, whether ADHD or depression
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