ADHD Self-Assessment Best to determine if You Have ADHD
ADHD Self-Assessment – Do I have Adult ADHD?
People sometimes look for an ADHD self-assessment to turn to gauge certain symptoms and signs before visiting a physician about the problems they may be feeling.
The following is a very simple ADHD self-assessment. However, please understand that this should only be used to provide some guidance about whether or not you may want to consider visiting a physician for an official diagnosis. The results of this assessment may help provide you with an idea about certain qualities that you may possess that are similar to someone with ADHD, but should not be considered a final diagnosis. This should only be provided by a qualified professional.
There are some simple questions that can help determine whether or not you have Adult ADHD. Answer this simple Adult ADHD questionnaire to determine if you may be diagnosed.
Answers: 1. Never 2. Rarely 3. Sometimes 4. Often 5. Very Often (Answer one for each question)
1. How often do you experience difficulty getting things in order when you have to do a task that may require organization?
2. How often do you have difficulty wrapping up the final details of a project after the challenging aspects have been done?
3. When you have a task that requires a lot of thought, how often do you avoid or delay getting started?
4. How often do you have problems remembering appointments or obligations?
5. How often do you feel overly active and compelled to do things, like you were driven by a motor?
6. How often do you ﬁdget or squirm with your hands or feet when you have to sit down for a long time?
What's are the results of my ADHD Self Assessment?
- Add up all of the times you answered sometimes, often, and/or very often to questions 1,2, and 4.
- Now, add up all the times that you answered Often, and/or Very to Questions 3,5, and 6.
If your total number adds up to 4 or more that you gave these answers to these particular questions, you may have symptoms that are consistent with those who have adult ADHD. It could be beneficial to speak to a healthcare provider. It can also be very beneficial to read some of the information shared on the Focus Here and Now site, as a lot of the advice and tips can help alleviate some of these symptoms and put you on track to better focus here and now! All the best moving forward and please check back often for new information and tips for managing both adult and child ADHD effectively.