Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/My diagnosis

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Hi Billy,
I am Sudharsan Ranga I am a college student.Last year I was diagnosed with anxiety disorder(GAD I think) and concentration defect.i came out of GAD a few weeks and i was wondering if concentration defect is the same thing as ADD?I also exhibited ADD symptoms at age 12 ie forgetting homework in the locker everyday,feeling bored easily,forgetting the project submission dates,and having REALLY bad communication skills.Can ADD lead to anxiety disorder?

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Neglected and untreated ADHD/ADD can certainly cause anxiety and eventually lead to resistant depression. Resistant depression does not respond to antidepressants until a stimulant like
Ritalin is also added in optimal doses. Your past certainly suggests ADD.  

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