Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Quiz
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was once thought to be a condition that only affected school-aged children. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD affects about 4.4% of U.S. adults.
What is ADHD?
ADHD is a neurodevelopmental condition that is usually diagnosed in children who are unable to sit still and stay on task in the classroom setting. About one-third of children diagnosed with ADHD end up carrying the disorder into adulthood.
ADHD is grouped into three types, based on the presenting symptoms:
Combined: The individual has symptoms of both inattention and hyperactive-impulsive ADHD.
How ADHD Impacts Daily Life
Living with ADHD can be highly stressful. Here are some of the ways ADHD affects daily life:
Treatment Solutions for ADHD
It is important to get help for ADHD, not only because of how it affects your daily life, but because left untreated it can possibly lead to co-occurring anxiety, depression, or substance abuse. While ADHD is not curable, it can be managed in the following ways:
Take the ADHD Quiz
If you believe you have undiagnosed ADHD, this short quiz will help you identify how many symptoms of ADHD you might be experiencing. Go here to access the free online ADHD assessment.