Adult AD(H)D Criteria - Is This You?



I like this down and dirty list from Dr. Hallowell!

 

Dr. Hallowell - While ADD tends to be associated with childhood, we’ve learned that it is far more widespread among adults than previously understood. While there are some children with ADD/ADHD who will outgrow it, we now know that the vast majority will not. Listed below are criteria for adult ADD that we developed from our clinical experience:

  1. A sense of underachievement, of not meeting one’s goals (regardless of how much one h