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What timeliness issues might adult ADHD cause?

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Lateness is an issue for people with ADHD for several reasons. First, adults with ADHD are often distracted on the way to an event, maybe realizing the car needs to be washed and then noticing they're low on gas, and before they know it an hour has gone by. People with adult ADHD also tend to underestimate how much time it takes to finish a task, whether it's a major assignment at work or a simple home repair.

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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