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ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can persist into adulthood, and its symptoms may manifest differently in adults compared to children. The core symptoms of adult ADHD fall into two main categories: inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity. Here's a breakdown of these symptoms:


Difficulty focusing: Adults with ADHD may struggle to sustain attention on tasks, leading to frequent distractions and an inability to complete activities.

Disorganization: Problems with organization and time management are common, making it challenging to meet deadlines or maintain order in personal and work-related tasks.

Forgetfulness: Forgetfulness related to daily activities, appointments, and responsibilities.


Restlessness: Adults with ADHD may experience inner restlessness, making it difficult to relax or engage in quiet activities.

Impulsivity: Impulsive behaviors such as making hasty decisions without considering the consequences, interrupting others, or having difficulty waiting for one's turn in conversations.

Emotional difficulties:

Mood swings: Emotional dysregulation and mood swings can be common, impacting relationships and overall well-being.

Frustration and impatience: Difficulty tolerating frustration and impatience, leading to potential irritability.

Work and relationships:

Job performance: Challenges at work, including difficulties with time management, organization, and maintaining focus.

Relationship difficulties: Impulsivity and inattention can contribute to challenges in personal relationships, including communication issues and misunderstandings.

It's important to note that ADHD (Adult ADHD diagnosis) is a clinical diagnosis, and a healthcare professional, such as a psychiatrist or psychologist, should evaluate symptoms. Treatment for Adult ADHD diagnosis often involves a combination of strategies:
Behavioral therapy: Techniques to improve organization, time management, and coping skills.
Medication: Stimulant medications (e.g., methylphenidate, amphetamine) or non-stimulant medications may be prescribed based on individual needs.
Support from mental health professionals, as well as understanding and accommodations in the workplace and personal life, can significantly improve the quality of life for adults with Adult ADHD diagnosis. If you suspect you have Adult ADHD, seeking professional evaluation is the first step toward appropriate management and support.

Who will performing the procedure?

Clinical Psychologist

Cilna George

Masters in Psychology (Clinical), MPhil (Clinical Psychology)

If you have any questions or concerns, Please talk to us at Chermside Specialists (22 Corrie St
Chermside QLD 4032) on 07 3505 6425 to find out more.