View Full Version : inflexible thinking in adhd blamed on bipolar disorder


peripatetic
12-08-13, 02:56 PM
was told about this and thought it interesting...especially given how many members do have co morbid bipolar


http://www.news-medical.net/news/20131206/Inflexible-thinking-in-ADHD-blamed-on-bipolar-disorder.aspx

Impaired cognitive flexibility in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) may be entirely due to the presence of comorbid bipolar disorder, say researchers.

The team found that 51 ADHD patients who also had bipolar disorder had significantly poorer results on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) than 278 patients who had ADHD alone.

BellaVita
12-08-13, 03:09 PM
Wow, interesting find!

Thanks for sharing!

janiew
12-08-13, 08:51 PM
For me, I thinking it's more likely undiagnosed high functioning autism... And that's okay.