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What are the top ten warning signs of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

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Here are 10 potential warning signs of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD):

Top 10 Signs

No. 1: Trouble Getting Organized

For people with ADHD, the responsibilities of adulthood -- bills, jobs, and children, to name a few -- can make problems with organization more obvious and more problematic than in childhood.

No. 2: Reckless Driving and Traffic Accidents

ADHD ma988,webmd_20170807,10 Problems That Could Mean Adult ADHD,WebMD,091e9c5e802fae00,,,How can you get a diagnosis for adult ADHD?,"If you think you have adult ADHD, get examined by a trained and experienced mental health professional. It can be hard to diagnose because some possible symptoms -- like poor concentration or motivation, or relationship problems -- can also be signs of other conditions. Depression or substance abuse can have similar symptoms. Once you get checked out, you can get the best help for you and start feeling better.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Can adults have ADHD?” “What causes ADHD?” “What are the symptoms of ADHD in children?"

American Association of Family Physicians: “Adult ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment in Family Medicine.”

Barkley, R. 2007. Journal of Safety Research,

National Resource Center on ADHD: “Marriage and Partnerships," “Workplace Issues.” 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.”

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Can adults have ADHD?” “What causes ADHD?” “What are the symptoms of ADHD in children?"

American Association of Family Physicians: “Adult ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment in Family Medicine.”

Barkley, R. 2007. Journal of Safety Research,

National Resource Center on ADHD: “Marriage and Partnerships," “Workplace Issues.” 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.”

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

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