Adult ADHD

Adult ADHD Prescreening

1. Have you had 5 or more of these symptoms often for the past 6 months or longer?

  • Often makes careless mistakes and lacks attention to details 
    (Examples: overlooking or missing details or handing in work that is inaccurate)
  • Often has difficulty paying attention to tasks 
    (Example: difficulty remaining focused during lectures, conversations, or lengthy readings)
  • Often seems to not listen when spoken to directly 
    (Example: mind seems elsewhere, even in the absence of obvious distraction)
  • Often fails to follow through on instructions, chores, or duties in the workplace 
    (Example: starts tasks but quickly loses focus and is easily sidetracked)
  • Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities 
    (Examples: messy, disorganized work; poor time management; fails to meet deadlines) 
  • Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to participate in tasks requiring sustained mental effort, like preparing reports, completing forms, or reviewing lengthy papers 
  • Often loses things like tools, wallets, keys, paperwork, eyeglasses, and mobile phones
  • Often easily distracted by other things, including unrelated thoughts
  • Often forgetful in daily activities, such as running errands, returning calls, paying bills, and keeping appointments

No - skip to Question 2     

Yes - In 2 or more settings:

     (home, social situations, work/school)? 

               No - skip to Question 2

               Yes - You may have ADHD!

                          Make an appointment to find out. 

                          ADHD treatment can greatly improve

                            your quality of life.

 2. Have you had 5 or more of these symptoms often for the past 6 months or longer?

  • Often fidgets with or taps hands and feet or squirms in seat
  • Often leaves seat when remaining seated is expected 
    (Example: leaves their place in the office or other workplace setting or in other situations that require remaining seated)
  • Often runs or climbs where it is inappropriate or feels restless (in adults, may be limited to feeling restless)
  • Often unable to participate in leisure activities quietly
  • Often acts as if “on the go" or “driven by a motor” 
    (Example: is unable to be or uncomfortable being still for an extended time, as in meetings or restaurants) 
  • Often talks excessively
  • Often blurts out an answer before a question has been fully asked 
    (Examples: completes people’s sentences; cannot wait for next turn in conversation)
  • Often has difficulty waiting his or her turn, for example, while waiting in line
  • Often interrupts or intrudes on others 
    (Examples: butts into conversations, games, or activities; may start using other people’s things without asking or receiving permission; may intrude into or take over what others are doing) 

No - Your symptoms may be due to

             something else. 

          Make an appointment to explore

                              what is going on.

Yes - In 2 or more settings:

     (home, social situations, work/school)? 

               No - Your symptoms may be due to

                               something else. 

                         Make an appointment to explore

                               what is going on.

               Yes - You may have ADHD! 

                          Make an appointment to find out. 

                          ADHD treatment can greatly improve

                               your quality of life.