ADD/ADHD on Adult

14/08/2013 10:34

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Predominantly Inattentive (ADHD-PI) can also happen to adult. Even if you never been diagnosed with it when you were a child, it doesn't mean that it cannot affect you when you're already adult. People tend to underestimate this problem, although ADHD people commonly will suffer in their lives. Knowing the symptoms first and continue with the treatment, is the best way to overcome.


  • Even in the middle of conversation, they can easily distract by something and zone out.
  • Difficult in focusing on something, especially if they have to listen or read.
  • Tendency to overlook details, leading to error and incomplete task.
  • Hyperfocus in something attracts them, that they will forget about everything.
  • Poor organization skill, everything is always a mess.
  • Continous lateness.
  • Forgetting commitments and deadlines.
  • Frequently interrupts others or overtalk them.
  • Have addictive tendencies.
  • Blurt out thoughts that are rude or inappropriate without thinking.
  • Act recklessly or spontaneously without regard for consequences.
  • Easily flustered and stressed out.
  • Have tendency to take risk.
  • Trouble sitting still; constant fidgeting.
  • Doing a million things at once.
  • Talking excessively.

Therapy to help:

  • Exercise often, because it will calms the compulsiveness of the body.
  • Eat right, avoid too much sugar.
  • Get plenty of sleep, at least 7-8 hours per day.
  • Practice time management. Set an alarm for every task.
  • Try to control your own talkativity by listening to others.
  • Be around supportive environment.
  • Seek for proffessional help when needed.