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What are the symptoms of ADHD in adults?

ADHD in adults manifests through a range of symptoms impacting focus, organization, and emotional regulation.

Key symptoms include:

  • Difficulty maintaining attention on tasks
  • Chronic procrastination
  • Disorganization
  • Impulsivity,
  • Poor time management skills
  • Frequent mood swings
  • A sense of underachievement

Adults with ADHD might also experience problems with following through on instructions, staying organized, and managing their responsibilities, which can lead to issues in both personal and professional settings.

Additionally, many adults with ADHD find it hard to regulate their emotions, leading to quick temper flares and feelings of frustration or overwhelm in seemingly routine situations.

These symptoms can significantly impair their quality of life, affecting relationships, career progression, and self-esteem.

Importantly, ADHD symptoms in adults can often be subtle or mistaken for a lack of effort or motivation, making diagnosis and treatment a challenge.

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