I have only recently become aware of ADD/ADHD and being diagnosed as an adult. I always had the misconception of the hyperactive side and mainly boys being diagnosed.
I only began to recognise signs/symptoms since becoming a mature student and qualifying as a social worker however I can see the signs/symptoms have been there throughout my life but I have always ‘masked’ them without realising I was.
I have family with history of depression but not any other related diagnosis. I was looking into ADHD being linked to head injuries in childhood as I had a head injury as a 4 year old but no follow up the wound healed fine and there was no obvious changes to personality etc.
Looking forward to my full assessment in January and then I’ll know if it is ADD or something else entirely 😂 but everything points to this at the moment 😊