Symptoms of ADHD
What Are the Symptoms of ADHD?
Symptoms of ADHDSymptoms at Different Ages
The 3 core symptoms of ADHD are:
The following are possible symptoms of ADHD:
|Difficulty paying attention to details/makes careless mistakes|
|Has difficulty sustaining attention|
|Often unable to follow through on tasks|
|Trouble with organization|
|Avoids tasks requiring sustained mental effort|
|Often loses things|
|Forgetful in daily activities|
|Has trouble staying seated|
|Excessive running/climbing or restlessness|
|Trouble with quiet activities|
|Needs to be "on the go"|
|Often talks too much|
|Blurts out answers|
|Difficulty awaiting turn|
|Interrupts conversations or intrudes on others|
Symptoms may look different in patients of different ages.
Having some of these symptoms of ADHD does not necessarily mean your loved one has ADHD. Only a qualified health care professional can accurately diagnose ADHD.
You can learn more about the health care professionals who are qualified to diagnose ADHD by clicking here.