What symptoms have you experienced with your adult ADHD?
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What are adult ADHD symptoms and signs?
What is thought to be partly the result of maturity, adults with ADHD may show little to no signs of hyperactivity. For those who do, symptoms and signs of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention may resemble those that are exhibited by children and teens. However, how those symptoms are exhibited tends to vary with age. Symptoms of ADHD include the following:
Often makes careless mistakes or pays inadequate attention to detail
Trouble focusing during work or leisure activities
Does not appear to be listening when spoken to directly
Is often unable to complete directions, work tasks, or chores
Frequently has trouble organizing a task or activity
Has a tendency to avoid, dislike, or resist engaging in activities that require sustained attention
Often loses things that are necessary to complete tasks or activities
Easily distracted by extraneous or unrelated stimuli
Frequently fidgety or moves hands or feet
Frequently has trouble remaining seated
Has a tendency to feel restless
Has difficulty participating in leisure activities quietly