In over 60% of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the symptoms continue into adulthood. Currently in America, 8 million adults suffer from this illness. Those who live with ADHD are plagued with with inattention, hyperactivity and impulse behavior. Their brains are constantly working too fast to process multiple normal tasks. As a result, those with ADHD can struggle with their personal and professional relationships. To learn more about ADHD in adults, click here.
If this sounds like you or your spouse, a diagnosis of ADHD and proper treatment could drastically improve your quality of life. Psychiatrist and author of Married to Distraction, Dr. Edward Hallowell, developed this quiz to help people identify the symptoms of ADHD. Remember, the results of this quiz do not replace a doctor’s diagnosis.
For each of the following statements, rate yourself on a scale of 1-5. The more you relate to the statement, the higher you should rate yourself.