Its what ive been diagnosed with. I take 300mg or bupropion aka wellbutrin. Been on it for 2 years now. I still feel like crap. Im also on 100mg of zoloft and .5mg and .25 of klonopin. All of my symptoms reflect ADD. How are ADD and Mood Disorder different ?
Mood is the way a person feels inside, the experience of emotion, sustained and predominant internal emotional experience. A mood disorder is characterized by a disturbance in this mood.
Researchers believe most serious mental illnesses are caused by complex imbalances in the brain's chemical activity. They also believe environmental factors can play a part in triggering, or cushioning against, the onset of mental illness.
Most mental illnesses can be treated. People who have mental illnesses, even serious ones, can lead productive lives with proper treatment. Mood disorders are one form of serious mental illness.
ADHD is a developmental disorder in which certain traits such as impulse control lag in development. Using magnetic resonance imaging of the prefrontal cortex, this developmental lag has been estimated to range from 3 to 5 years. These delays are considered to cause impairment. A diagnosis of ADHD does not, however, imply a neurological disease.
ADHD is classified as a disruptive behavior disorder along with oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder and antisocial disorder.
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