The full name for the disorder is the attention deficit hyper disorder. This disorder ADHD is mistakenly understood to be a condition that only affects children, but that is not the case. Common children who have ADHD experience it even into maturity. Adult symptoms of the disorder should be addresses keenly since they are not very definite.
One of the biggest symptoms of ADHD is impulsiveness which develops when the individuals are of tender age, and as they grow up they tend to do actions that they are unable to control such as shopping, drinking or gambling. The other biggest problem that adults suffer from is lack of concentration. They are unable to keep up with conversations and tend to lose attention to duties easily thus may not be able to complete tasks issued to them. A lot of errors may develop from their work since they are known not to be well organized and further doing household chores is also cumbersome. Most couples in a relationship may feel that their partner is lazy and thus the relationship may have difficulties.
The adults who may have ADHD also show high levels of social impartibility. The inability to maintain personal relationships have consequences in that increased cases of divorce and separation are experienced by these adults. an inability to keep friends for a long time and also separation from colleagues are major observations due to frequent arguments at workplaces. Symptoms of hyperactivity and are present in a small percentage who also have difficulties in waiting for desired results. These individuals may not be able to sit still and will always want to move to the next task. They are called the predominantly hyper impulse type. There is also a very high possibility that the individuals may turn into drug abuse. Predominantly inattentive type of adults are those that are known to not listen well will losing focus and they have characteristics of becoming 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 done has yielded results that show that ADHD behavior therapy can be undertaken to manage the disorder thus avoiding consumption of medication that may probably have severe side effects. Adults are always recommended to visit experienced medical practitioner who will be able to give them professional guidance before the start treatment of ADHD symptoms. Success and failure of the treatment of ADHD is gauged on the proper diagnosis since the adult cases are not as pronounced as on children.