Reply To: My therapist says anxiety mimics ADHD.

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Kevin Ju
Keymaster

This reply was originally posted by user adhdmomma in ADDitude’s now-retired community.

Anxiety can be due to ADHD and wane with effective treatment. OR, anxiety can be its own co-existing condition. It should be addressed either way. Here are some strategies:
http://www.additude.com/adhd/article/11181.html
http://www.additude.com/adhd/article/3995.html
http://www.additude.com/adhd/article/1987.html

Penny
Moderator, Author on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen boy with ADHD, LDs, and autism