ADHD and Depression cannot co-exist.
When a patient experiences both depression and ADHD symptoms, one condition should be treated and the other will likely go away.
Co-existing conditions with ADHD and depression include substance abuse, conduct disorders, suicidal behavior or aggressive behavior.
Change in appetite, weight loss or weight gain can be signs of depression in adults.
There are rarely physical symptoms of depression in adults, such as headaches or stomach aches.
Depression should only be treated when suicidal tendencies become apparent.
It is impossible to experience loss of energy or fatigue when someone has ADHD, even if they are also depressed.
It is dangerous to take both stimulant medication for ADHD and anti-depressants for depression at the same time.