Adult ADHD

Apr 10, 2023
Adult ADHD
In some cases, ADHD is not recognized until adulthood. Adults may struggle with impulsiveness, hyperactivity/restlessness (may decrease with age), along with focus/attention, which at times can greatly interfere with everyday tasks.

dult ADHD can lead to difficulty with social relationships, poor work and/or school performance, along with a myriad of other problems. For example, adults with ADHD may find it difficult to focus and prioritize daily routines, which can lead to missed project deadlines/meetings at work, along with missed social plans.  


Other Complications linked to Adult ADHD include: unemployment, financial/legal problems, poor physical and mental health, along with frequent car accidents/other accidents


The following symptoms are associated with Adult ADHD: 




poor planning  

difficultly prioritizing  

problems focusing/paying attention  

difficulty multitasking 

problems with follow through/completion of tasks 

excessive activity/restlessness 

frequent mood swings  


Other Conditions that resemble Adult ADHD: i.e., seizure disorder, thyroid problems, sleep disorders, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), depression, anxiety, learning/language deficits 


Our comprehensive multidisciplinary team approach will screen for all medical/neurological, neurocognitive, psychological/psychiatric conditions, as many of the symptoms of Adult ADHD are associated with other conditions. Our team will then implement a comprehensive treatment plan.