Adult ADHD Directory
ADHD can occur in adults just as it can in children. Symptoms of adult ADHD including difficulty concentrating, remembering information, organizing, and staying within time limits. This can create conflict in relationships and at work. Some other past signs of ADHD include repeating grades in school, disciplinary problems, changing employers frequently, underachieving, and other lifestyle factors. After you are diagnosed, ADHD often can be successfully treated with medications and behavioral therapies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how ADHD is caused, what its symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.
Diagnosing ADHD in Adults: How Adults Are Tested for ADHD
Adults can have ADHD, too. Find out how doctors diagnose this condition if you’re older than 17, and what your next steps should be.
ADHD in Adults
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is largely a childhood development problem, but adults can have it, too. Here are tips on how to recognize it.
Conditions Similar to ADHD
Many conditions, such as depression and alcoholism, can occur in conjunction with ADHD or may have similar symptoms. Find out more from WebMD.
ADHD Online Community
In WebMD’s online community, you can chat with others living with ADHD.
When You and Your Child Have ADHD
Your child was just diagnosed with ADHD. Do the symptoms sound familiar? Here’s what you need to know if you think you have adult ADHD.
The Link Between Adult ADHD and Risky Behavior
Lateness, arguments, speeding, drinking. Do you know about the link between ADHD and risky behavior?
How to Curb Impulsive Speech for Adults with ADHD
ADHD can make your mouth move faster than your brain. Use these tips to curb impulsive speech.
Reach Your Potential With Adult ADHD
Adult ADHD can have some surprising upsides for some people. With medication and therapy, you can nurture your talents and abilities..
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: ADHD in Adults
Most people think of children when they hear the term attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But 30%-70% of kids with ADHD continue having symptoms when they grow up. Learn more about ADHD in adults.
Slideshow: Get Organized: Tips For Living With Adult ADHD
If you have ADHD or you just need to get yourself and your family organized, use these tips to make your day flow smoothly.
Slideshow: Top Concentration Killers
The truth about multitasking, email overload, nagging thoughts, hunger, and other brain drains of modern life. Pictures show what destroys focus and quick solutions.