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    hockeykid23

    No, I never was. I don't believe I have add, like i said though, it helps dramatically with my depression.

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    hockeykid23

    Hey guys, I'm new to these forums.My situation is a little different... Unlike many of you, I do not think I have ADD (Although I could be wrong). However, I do need adderall for other purposes.2 months ago I was diagnosed with panic disorder, depression, and general anxiety. I went to see the college doctor, and she put me on lexapro, and xanax (for the attacks).After over 6 weeks of using lexapro, it occured to me that I did not, and would not respond to even elevated doses of this medicine... Nor did I respond to the xanax, which is quite rare.From there I began to see the guidence counselor, which has definitely allowed me to get some things of my chest, but in no way helped my depression. Because I can say almost for certain that my depression is neuro-chemical.I have a great social life, a great home life, and there is nothing reasonably wrong with me... Yet I have always, since the time I can remember, struggled with these feelings.My biggest problem is school. I can't focus in class, and have no motivation to do work outside of class (Probably similar to some ADD symptoms).Recently, I was given a few 10 mg pills of adderall by a friend. Since my major and interest is in health, I've done a good deal of research on medication. So I decided to take a 20 mg dose before class... and wow is all i can say! I felt... like a new person. All my symptoms of depression were relieved within an hour, and the feeling lasted most of the day.I was also able to function normally in class, do my homework, and completely crush any social anxiety.Since then I have taken adderall a few times at the same dose, and similar results occured.My question is, how do I go about requesting a prescription for adderall, if i do not have add? I tried to talk to my school doc about it, and although she thought it was a good idea, and nice alternative to anti-depressents, she did not have the legal ability to prescribe me adderall.What type of doctor can prescribe me adderall, and how do I go about confronting him/her? Should I focus on my add symtpoms, or tell the truth like I am telling you? In just a few days this drug has made a world of difference in my life. So please, any help or advice is very, very appreciated.Thanks

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