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ADDitude: Birth Control and Depression

Q: “Can Hormonal Birth Control Cause Depression?”

Our study found that women with ADHD are at increased risk for developing depression following oral birth control use, and the reason why might surprise you.

Published: 2024-04-04

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Q: “I heard that women with ADHD who take hormonal birth control are at greater risk for depression. Is this true? I’m exploring birth control options and want to make sure I understand the risks and possible side effects of hormonal birth control.”

Empowerment from self-awareness!