Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults
What are symptoms related to adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms continue as problems into adulthood for more than 60% of children with ADHD. The following behaviors and problems might stem directly from ADHD, or might be the result of related adjustment difficulties:
- Chronic lateness and forgetfulness.
- Lack of organizational skills.
- Low self-esteem.
- Employment problems.
- Difficulty controlling anger.
If these difficulties are not managed appropriately, they can cause emotional, social, occupational, and academic problems in adults.