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Have adult ADHD. Have sleep disorder, difficulty concentrating. Need help

hi my son is 25 and has been diagnosed with ADULT ADHD .. he took medication for a very brief period and is still in bad shape. cannot complete his studies and also never sticks to his job. he is addicted to grass and has been to rehab once but nothing has changed. he refuses all help and just wants to laze around watching tv internet gaming eats junk and has sleep disorder .he is staying away on his own since last 7 months and we have to support him monetarily.he gets violent is he is asked to do anything. we just dont know how to help him out of this situation. its causing severy stress and mental fatigue .. plz help
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Welcome to HCM

Adult ADHD and Bipolar disorder has very thin demarcation. Some psychiatrists use term adult ADHD while other classify them into bipolar disorder variant. He is having poor symptom control. He has been in rehab for weed. He has poor concentration, don't follow commands, violence aggressive spells. Most likely they will fit in bipolar disorder. I will advise you to take him to Psychiatrist for revaluation of symptoms. Medicines like mood stabilizers as sodium valporate, Lithium are needed to control his aggression and violent behavior.

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi, MD
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Omer's  Response
try to improve his rational thinking with low dose antipsychotics improve his concentration with low dose amphetamine...along with behaviour principles to condition his future simple go to a psychiatrist coz you cant get medicine without precription
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Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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