Our expert says:
It is possible to have almost any 2 ( or 3 ) conditions at the same time - it's rare that the actual basis of one disorder prevents one from developing any other. Indeed, some conditions hang together more often than by pure chance - like Depression and Anxiety.
But there is also an issue that some symptoms can turn up in more than one condition, without one having both of them, so a careful assessment by a skilled shrink is necessary to try to distinguish just what is going on.
Treatment can be tricky, where the effects or side-effects of on condition might stir problems in another. Some of the stimulants used in treating ADHD could possibly stir manic-type problems in Bipolar, for instance.
There is little good research on the simultaneous treatment of duel diagnosis situations.
Inability to get credit can be a nuisance - but it can be fruitful to live so far as possible within your means, and after a period of stability, maybe you can make a plan with your bank if there are purchases that need credit.
There is NO good eidence of the value of the varied supplements you mention, in this dual diagnosis ( indeed, not much good evidence of their value in ADHD alone ).
Your concluding remarks suggest you have become awfully downhearted and disporisited by this current situation - but I'm sure that, working with your psychiatrist ( who needs to be kep fully informed about this ) you will be able to regain control of the situation and remain or become productive and content
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