“The Anxiety and Depression Hiding Within: How to Recognize and Treat Latent Co-occurring Conditions” [Video Replay & Podcast #143]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#143), and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on April 6, 2016.

Episode Description

A note about this webinar: This webinar is part of a series designed for ADHD clinicians. Although all are welcome to view the replay, non-clinicians may want to notify the professionals with whom they work of this opportunity and share the audio and slide materials.

ADHD doesn’t travel alone. The vast majority of patients with ADHD also have a co-occurring condition like anxiety, depression, or a learning disability. Many times, these overlapping conditions require their own evaluation and unique treatment plan. Yet many doctors and clinicians assume that anxiety or depression are side effects of ADHD or they fail to perform ADHD assessments on patients already diagnosed with anxiety or depression. These failures lead to ineffective treatment plans and long-term health risks.

Listen and learn from Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., about:

  • How to correctly screen for co-occurring anxiety and depression in patients with ADHD
  • How to recognize the red flags of an undiagnosed overlapping condition
  • The symptoms of depression and anxiety disorders, and how to distinguish them from ADHD
  • How depression or anxiety affects ADHD symptoms
  • How ADHD can actually lead to, or affect, depression and anxiety
  • How medication can tell a doctor and a patient that the diagnosis is wrong
  • How to devise a treatment plan when ADHD exists alongside anxiety or depression

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a clinical psychologist and lecturer in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Eating Disorders. He has spoken on numerous webinars and presents at many talks and conferences around the country. He currently 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 is also a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel and a paid consultant for Understood.org.| See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

  • “Thank you for your time! Helpful and interesting – sounds like many people got different useful information from today’s webinar.”
  •  “Amazing work! Great professional speakers/lectures! Thank you so much for offering these webinars.”
  • “Thank you so much for tying ADHD and depression together and explaining some of the specific risk factors, comorbidity, and different types of therapy.”
  • “Fantastic Presentation By Dr. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.!  He ALWAYS gives an AMAZING training session every time! Thank you so much.”

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