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Do you feel like you can’t relax, even on weekends and vacation?

When attempting to do something quiet and mindless, like watching a TV show with your family, do you find yourself getting up, fiddling with your phone, or doing anything other than focusing on the TV?

Do you struggle to fall asleep because you can’t get comfortable or stop thoughts that bounce from one concern and worry to another?

Before being diagnosed with ADHD, were you told you might have depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or borderline character disorder?

Do you feel like you experience emotions differently — more intensely, more suddenly, more unpredictably — than the people around you?

Do you feel especially sensitive to rejection, teasing, criticism, or the perception that you have failed or fallen short?

When you experience feelings of extreme happiness, anger, or sadness, do you feel like your emotions flare up out of nowhere — and then resolve themselves just as quickly?

Do those around you complain that they can’t understand your reactions, or can’t “keep up” with your ever-changing emotions?

Do you feel like you can’t rid your brain of a certain thought or idea when you want to?

Do you feel (or have you been told directly) that your intense emotions make you “weird” or “different?”

Do you experience low self-esteem as a result of your hyperactive emotions?

Do you feel like you’re always thinking about 5 things at once?

Do you commonly not see your mood shifts coming and get "blindsided" by your own emotions?

Are you usually unaware of how physically active you are (bouncing your leg, fidgeting, drumming your fingers, etc.)?

Do you have meltdowns or blow-ups, or have to be "talked off the ledge" when you are overwhelmed by your emotional responses? Do others "walk on eggshells” around you?

Have your strong and uncontrolled mood shifts damaged personal relationships or career prospects?

As an adult, do you feel like a child who is "faking" being a real adult due to your uncontrolled emotions?

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