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As many as one third of children with ADHD have one or more additional or coexisting conditions. Adults with ADHD show an even higher incidence. The most common of these are anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, behavioral problems, learning and language disabilities.

Helping Your Child Overcome Anxiety
Helping children with ADHD overcome anxiety and fear with these parenting tips.

Understanding Symptoms of Anxiety in Children
A certain amount of anxiety is a normal part of a childs healthy development. If anxiety doesn't subside with time, but instead escalates or begins to interfere with a child's daily activities then there may be more cause for concern. Learn more about signs and symptoms of anxiety in children.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Learn about the symptoms of Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Related Conditions
As many as one third of children with ADHD have one or more additional or coexisting conditions. Adults with ADHD show an even higher incidence. The most common of these are anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, behavioral problems, learning and language disabilities.

Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders are characterized by extreme worry, fear and nervousness.

Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Between 30 and 50 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD also have disruptive behaviors such as those seen in oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder.

Mood Disorders
The most common mood disorders include depression and bipolar Disorder.

Tourette Syndrome
A small percentage of individuals with ADHD also have a neurological disorder called Tourette syndrome.

Learning Disabilities
Approximately 20 to 30 percent of children with ADHD also have a specific learning disability.

ADHD and Computer Addictions
Interview with Kevin Roberts about ADHD and cyber addictions.

Conduct Disorder
Learn About the Symptoms of Conduct Disorder

Anxiety in Adults with ADHD
Learn About Anxiety in Adults With ADHD

Sluggish Cognitive Tempo
Understanding Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and Its Association With ADHD

Autism and ADHD Symptoms
Many Children With Autism Also Have ADHD Symptoms

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