How to Diagnose ADHD in Bipolar Disorder
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 10, October 2021
Chris Aiken, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of TCPR. Practicing psychiatrist, Winston-Salem, NC.
Dr. Aiken has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Most patients with bipolar disorder have cognitive complaints, but it’s a mistake to diagnose them all with ADHD, and a mistake to miss the genuine ADHD-bipolar comorbidity as well. Inside, a step-by-step guide to teasing apart the diagnoses.