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Table 5 Patients in group 3 with mental health conditions prior to and in addition to an ADHD diagnosis

From: Management of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in UK primary care: a survey of general practitioners

  Patients in group 3 with mental health conditions prior to being diagnosed with ADHD(n = 20) Patients in group 3 who were treated for mental health conditions in addition to ADHD treatment(n = 17)
Patient Mental health conditions Medications prescribed* Psychological Interventions Medications prescribed* Psychological interventions
1 Mood Disorder Personality Disorder Substance abuse Depression Antidepressants, Antipsychotics Yes Antidepressants, Sedatives, Anxiolytics as required Yes
2 Anxiety Disorder Personality Disorder Bulimia Nervosa   Antidepressants Yes No No
3 Anxiety Disorder Personality Disorder    No Yes No No
4 Mood Disorder Anxiety Disorder    Antidepressants Yes No No
5 Mood Disorder Substance Abuse    Antidepressants, Sedatives Unknown by GP Antidepressants Yes
6 Mood Disorder Personality Disorder    Antidepressants Yes No Yes
7 Down’s Syndrome Behavioural Problems    Sedatives No No No
8 Personality Disorder Substance Abuse    Antipsychotics, Sedatives No Antipsychotics, Sedatives, Other-trihexyphenidyl, Pregabalin Unknown by GP
9 Anxiety Disorder     Antidepressants, Mood Stabilizers, Antipsychotics, Sedatives Yes Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Sedatives Yes
10 Bipolar Disorder     Antidepressants Yes Antipsychotics, Sedatives Yes
11 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants, Antipsychotics No Antipsychotics Unknown by GP
12 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants, Antipsychotics No Antidepressants No
13 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants No Antidepressants No
14 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants No No No
15 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants Yes No Yes
16 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants Yes Antidepressants Yes
17 Mood Disorder     Antidepressants No Antidepressants Yes
18 Mood Disorder     Mood Stabilizers No No No
19 Mood Disorder     No Yes Antipsychotics Yes
20 Learning disabilities     Antidepressants, Sedatives, Melatonin No Antidepressants, Mood Stabilizers, Antipsychotics No
21 ¥ No      No Antidepressants Yes
22 ¥ No      No Antidepressants Unknown by GP
23 ¥ No      No No Yes
  1. *It was not specified whether these were prescribed concurrently or sequentially.
  2. ¥ - patients not treated for other mental health conditions prior to ADHD diagnosis.