Adult ADHD Quiz

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This adult ADHD quiz can help determine whether you might have the symptoms of ADHD. Use the results to decide if you need to see a doctor or other mental health professional to further discuss diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD.

Instructions: The items below refer to how you have felt and conducted yourself over the past 6 months. Upon completion of the adult ADHD quiz, please click the "score" button and your results will appear.

My mind gets so cluttered that it is hard for it to function.
My thoughts bounce around as if my mind is a pinball machine.
My brain feels as if it is a television set with all the channels going at once.
I am unable to stop daydreaming.
I am distressed by the disorganized way my brain works.
I find it difficult to read written material unless it is very interesting or very easy.
Especially in groups, I find it hard to stay focused on what is being said in conversations.
I am irritable, and get upset by minor annoyances.
I say things without thinking, and later regret having said them.
I almost always am on the go.
I make quick decisions without thinking enough about their possible bad results.
My relationships with people are made difficult by my tendency to talk first and think later.
My moods have highs and lows.
I have trouble planning in what order to do a series of tasks or activities.
I easily become upset.
I seem to be thin skinned and many things upset me.
I am more comfortable when moving than when sitting still.
In conversations, I start to answer questions before the questions have been fully asked.
I usually work on more than one project at a time, and fail to finish many of them.
There is a lot of “static” or “chatter” in my head.
Even when sitting quietly, I am usually moving my hands or feet.
In group activities it is hard for me to wait my turn.
1. How often do you have trouble wrapping up the final details of a project, once the challenging parts have been done?
2. How often do you have difficulty getting things in order when you have to do a task that requires organization?
3. How often do you have problems remembering appointments or obligations?
4. When you have a task that requires a lot of thought, how often do you avoid or delay getting started?
5. How often do you fidget or squirm with your hands or feet when you have to sit down for a long time?
6. How often do you feel overly active and compelled to do things, like you were driven by a motor?