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Comorbid Conditions with ADHD: What Is Your Primary Diagnosis?

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There’s a saying that “ADHD loves company.” Roughly 80% of individuals with ADHD are diagnosed with at least one comorbid condition ranging from depression, anxiety, or learning differences to sensory processing disorder, substance abuse disorder, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and beyond.Managing multiple diagnoses means balancing disparate but dependent treatment plans, doctor appointments, coping strategies, symptoms, and more.

This begs the question: Does one diagnosis take precedence over the others?We asked ADDitude readers with one or more comorbid conditions if they consider one their “primary” diagnosis.

And if so, which one, and why? Check out their responses below and share your story in the Comments section below.“This is a tough one to unpack.

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