Are You Living with Adult ADHD? Take This Self-Test

Habitually disorganized? Always running late? Struggle to manage relationships? Take this self-test to learn more about the symptoms of ADHD.


Q1 : I often have a hard time wrapping up the final details of a project, once the interesting parts have been done.

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Q2 : I often avoid or delay getting started when I am faced with a task that requires a lot of thought.

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Q3 : I am often distracted by activity or noise around me.

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Q4 : I often fidget or squirm when I am forced to sit down for a long time.

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Q5 : I often make careless mistakes when I have to work on a boring or difficult project.

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Q6 : I often have difficulty keeping my attention when I am doing boring or repetitive work.

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Q7 : I often have a hard time remembering appointments or obligations.

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Q8 : I often have a hard time getting things together when I start a task that requires organization.

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Q9 : I often have difficulty concentrating on what people say to me, even when they are speaking to me directly.

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Q10 : I often feel overly active and compelled to do things, as if I were driven by a motor.

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Q11 : I often misplace or have difficulty finding things at home or at work.

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Q12 : I often leave my seat in meetings or other situations where I am expected to remain seated.

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Q13 : I often have a hard time unwinding and relaxing when I have time to myself.

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Q14 : I often feel restless or fidgety.

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Q15 : I often talk too much in social situations.

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Q16 : I often find myself finishing the sentences of people I am talking to before they can finish them themselves.

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Q17 : I often have a hard time waiting my turn in situations where turn taking is required.

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Q18 : I often interrupt others when they are busy.

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You may want to print out the questions in this self test along with your responses and take them to your physician or a mental health professional to discuss your concerns about diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD.
You may want to print out the questions in this self test along with your responses and take them to your physician or a mental health professional to discuss your concerns about diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD.
Regardless of questionnaire results, if you have concerns about diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD, please discuss your concerns with your physician.
Regardless of questionnaire results, if you have concerns about diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD, please discuss your concerns with your physician.
Regardless of questionnaire results, if you have concerns about diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD, please discuss your concerns with your physician.


This questionnaire was adapted from the ASRS Screener developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Workgroup on Adult ADHD. It is intended for people ages 18 and older. If you answer yes to a significant number of these questions, consult a licensed mental health practitioner. An accurate diagnosis can only be made through clinical evaluation.