“The ADHD-Depression Connection in Adults: Understanding the Link, Distinct Symptoms, and First-Line Treatments” [Video Replay & Podcast #272]

Episode Description

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Every grownup with ADHD should keep in mind of these statistics: Thirty p.c of people with ADHD have had a depressive episode, and if in case you have ADHD, your risk of developing melancholy is four instances greater than it's for the ones with out the disorder. Researchers have traced back this increased rate of depression to four ADHD-specific possibility components: emotional dysregulation, govt serve as deficits, social problems, above-average impulsivity, and bodily and sexual abuse.

The excellent news is that more medicine choices exist as of late for managing melancholy, ranging from psychotherapy to pharmacological interventions. In addition, docs are using promising new remedies for depression, including electroconvulsive treatment, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and the chemical ketamine, when standard approaches fall short. Learning about those more moderen approaches and discussing them together with your doctor might lead to medicine breakthroughs.

Listen and be told from Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., about:

  • The links between ADHD and melancholy
  • The most effective psychotherapies used to regard depression
  • First-line psychopharmacological treatments for melancholy
  • The latest remedy approaches for treatment-resistant depression

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a medical psychologist and lecturer in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He maintains a private psychotherapy apply in Lexington, Massachusetts, the place he specializes in the remedy of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Eating Disorders. He has spoken on a large number of webinars and items at many talks and conferences around the nation. He lately serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for ADDitude, as well as the Professional Advisory Boards for Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD), the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and the National Association for Males with Eating Disorders. He may be a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel.| See expert’s full bio »


Listener Testimonials

  • “Thank you on your time! Helpful and fascinating – seems like many of us got other helpful knowledge from these days’s webinar.”
  •  “Amazing work! Great professional audio system/lectures! Thank you so much for offering these webinars.”
  • “Thank you so much for tying ADHD and despair together and explaining a few of the particular possibility factors, comorbidity, and different types of therapy.”
  • “Fantastic Presentation By Dr. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.!  He ALWAYS offers an AMAZING coaching consultation every time! Thank you so much.”

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