Do I Have Adult ADHD?
What are the symptoms of ADHD in adulthood? What does ADD look like after puberty? Take this self-test to see if your experiences suggest attention deficit disorder is at play.
Habitually disorganized? Always running late? Struggle to manage money and relationships? Many adults with ADHD are undiagnosed.
Watch this ADHD test video to learn more about the symptoms you might have overlooked, and then take the results to a mental health care professional for evaluation.
Do You Have Adult ADHD?
For roughly two-thirds of children with ADHD, symptoms linger beyond puberty and impact daily life as an adult. Yet only a fraction of adults with ADHD know they have it.
Diagnoses of individuals in their 30sand beyond are skyrocketing alongside our understanding of ADHD and how it changes with age.
In adulthood, ADHD symptoms manifest as…
- Poor attention to detail
- Poor memory
- Lack of focus
- Social failures
If you suspect ADHD, respond to these self-test statements with a Yes or No.
- When people are talking to me, I often drift off or tune out.
- I find myself tapping a pencil or my foot to work off nervous energy.
- My self-esteem is not as high as that of my friends.
- I have a hard time remembering appointments or obligations.
- I tend to say things or spend money without thinking, and sometimes that gets me into trouble.
- I regularly misplace or have difficulty finding things at home or at work.
- I finish the sentences of people I am talking to before they can finish them themselves.
- When given a task, I usually procrastinate rather than doing it right away.
- I become so intensely involved in things that I love that I hardly stop to take a break.
- I have difficulty getting organized.
If you agreed with a majority of these statements, you may have symptoms that resemble ADHD. Take these results to a healthcare professional and request an evaluation.
This self-test video is not intended to replace the care of a physician. An accurate diagnosis can only be made through clinical evaluation. This self-test is for personal use only.
Updated on March 23, 2018