This article in the US News & World Report by Elaine K. Howley highlights the similarities and differences between ADHD and bipolar disorder. It provides an overview of the differences between bipolar disorder and ADHD, with a focus on the symptoms of each condition, and stresses the importance of getting the right diagnosis for these conditions so that proper treatment can be received. By going into detail about each condition, the article explains the symptoms of each disorder.
The article also discusses the importance of getting an accurate diagnosis for ADHD or bipolar disorder. It is important to track the frequency and duration of symptoms, as well as which symptoms occur during each episode. Once you have a diagnosis, it is imperative that you follow the treatment plan established by you and your providers. Lightfully Behavioral Health can help you with an appropriate treatment plan. For more information about bipolar disorder, take our confidential, online bipolar quiz.