The condition is recognized as deficit hyper disorder. This disorder ADHD is mistakenly understood to be a condition that only affects children, but that is not the case. Majority of children who have ADHD carry it to adulthood as well. Adult symptoms of the disorder should be addresses keenly since they are not very definite.
One of the major symptoms of ADHD is impulsiveness which may present itself in adults as in the ability to dictate their actions such as shopping, drinking and gambling and this will have developed from a young age. The other biggest problem that adults suffer from is lack of concentration. Keeping up with conversations, loss of attention to duties and inability to complete tasks assigned to them are some of the major issues affecting adults. Moreover due to the element of not being well organized doing a household chore is difficult for the individuals and this may result in a lot of errors in their work. Most couples in a relationship may feel that their partner is lazy and thus the relationship may have difficulties.
High levels of social impartibility are reflected in adults suffering from ADHD. The inability to maintain personal relationships have consequences in that increased cases of divorce and separation are experienced by these adults. However common arguments often arise at workplaces, and this leads to separation among the colleagues, and these adults are also known to have a characteristic of not keeping friends for a long time. A major share of the individuals will have difficulties waiting for desired results and will experience symptoms of hyper activity. Sitting still is extremely difficult, and they always want to move to the next task. They are referred to as predominantly hyper impulse type. There is also a very high possibility that the individuals may turn into drug abuse. Predominantly inattentive type of adults present three different characteristics in that they lose focus easily, are known not to listen carefully and are also disinterested. The last group of individuals is classified as the combined type of adults who have a combination of hyperactive impulse and inattentive nature all at once.
With proper diagnosis and treatment tailored to adults living with ADHD symptoms is made possible and manageable. Research has also shown it is possible to manage ADHD behavior therapy alone thus ensuring one can avoid taking medication that may probably have severe side effects. It is advisable that adults with these symptoms should consult an experienced medical practitioner before deciding on the treatment of ADHD symptoms. Proper diagnosis may be the difference between failure and success in treatment of ADHD in adults since it is not pronounced as in children.