Is It Adult ADHD? Signs, Symptoms, Strategies
ADHD is not a childhood disorder. Yet misconceptions and myths persist. This means symptoms are often overlooked or misdiagnosed later in life, even though an estimated four percent of adults meet the diagnostic criteria for attention deficit disorder. Here's what you need to know about ADD in adults.
What ADHD Looks Like in Adults
Adults with ADHD find it hard to manage clutter, be on time, and complete projects. They may interrupt others, or blurt out words without thinking. Adults with ADHD are more likely to be distracted while driving, reading, and doing other tasks. These behaviors frequently lead to underperformance at work and challenging relationships.