Do You Think You Might Have Adult ADD?
Below is a list of behaviors that are often associated with adult ADHD or commonly referred to as ADD. If a number of these items describe you, further assessment by a professional trained in diagnosing and treating adult ADHD might be helpful.
I’m easily distracted and have trouble staying on track.
I have difficulty with organization and planning.
I have trouble paying attention to detail.
I have many ideas but have trouble executing them.
I tend to be easily bored or space out.
I frequently misplace or lose things.
I am chronically late or chronically in a hurry.
I frequently feel restless and fidgety.
I often speak or act impulsively.
I frequently procrastinate or have difficulty getting started.
My best work is done under deadline.
I often do many things at once.
I have difficulty completing tasks.
I am often impatient or easily frustrated.
I have difficulty keeping my home or work space organized.
I often have piles of things.
I can super-focus at work or at home if tasks are interesting.
I’ve a tendency toward excess (food, work, caffeine, alcohol, drugs).
I like highly stimulating activities (driving fast, gambling).
I often feel I don’t meet my goals.
I have a history of ADD symptoms.
Members of my family (parents, siblings or children) have been diagnosed with ADD or learning problems.
ADD symptoms cause me difficulties in my relationships.