Reply To: Is this ADD/ADHD. Please help.

Penny Williams

The only way to know for sure if you have ADHD or not is to get a thorough professional evaluation. There are several conditions that overlap with ADHD and sometimes look like ADHD.

You can start with a self-test:

[Self-Test] Could You Have Adult ADHD / ADD?

That can help you know if you might be on the right track. Then, seek an evaluation:

Who Can Diagnose ADHD?

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