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I often have a hard time wrapping up the final details of a project, once the interesting parts have been done. *

I often avoid or delay getting started when I am faced with a task that requires a lot of thought and/or organization at the outset. *

I am often distracted by activity or noise around me. When people are talking to me, I often drift off or tune out. *

I often fidget or squirm when I am forced to sit down for a long time. *

I often make careless mistakes when I have to work on a boring or difficult project. *

I often have difficulty keeping my attention when I am doing boring or repetitive work. *

I often have a hard time remembering appointments or obligations. *

I often have difficulty concentrating on what people say to me, even when they are speaking to me directly. *

I often make decisions and act on them impulsively — like spending money, diving into new activities, changing plans. *

I become so intensely involved in things that I love to do that I hardly stop to take break. *

I tend to overdo things even when they’re not good for me — like compulsive shopping, drinking too much, overworking, and overeating. *

I often misplace or have difficulty finding things at home or at work. *

I often leave my seat in meetings or other situations where I am expected to remain seated. *

I often have a hard time unwinding and relaxing when I have time to myself. *

I often talk too much in social situations. *

I often find myself finishing the sentences of people I am talking to before they can finish them themselves. *

I often have a hard time waiting my turn in situations where turn taking is required. *

I often interrupt others even when they are busy. *

I often have difficulty getting organized. *

When given a task, I usually procrastinate rather than doing it right away. *

I can’t seem to reach my goals no matter how much I do or how hard I try. *

I often get so wrapped up in what I'm doing that I can hardly stop to take a break or switch to doing something else. *

I tend to get frustrated easily and impatient when things are going too slowly. *

My self-esteem is not as high as that of others I know. *

I need a lot of stimulation from things like action movies and video games, new purchases, being among lively friends, driving fast, or engaging in extreme sports. *

I tend to say or do things without thinking, and sometimes that gets me into trouble. *

I’d rather do things my own way than follow the rules and procedures of others. *

I often find myself tapping a pencil, swinging my leg, or doing something else to work off nervous energy. *

I see myself differently than others see me, and when someone gets angry with me for doing something that upset them, I’m often very surprised. *

Even though I worry a lot about dangerous things that are unlikely to happen to me, I tend to be careless and accident-prone. *

I have biological relatives who suffer from ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or substance abuse. *

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