Adult ADHD Screening

The following ADHD Test is for educational purposes only.  Your answers to the following questions will be compared to those given by subjects with and without ADHD.

Directions: Please read each item carefully and choose how often that feeling or behavior is or has been a problem for you during  the last month.

Adult ADHD Screening


1. Have difficulty getting started on tasks, procrastinate

2. Become easily frustrated by relatively minor events

3. Produce inconsistent quality of work; performance quite variable

4. Tend to be excessively rigid or is a perfectionist, need things to be just so

5. Tend to be a loner among peers or at social events; keep to self and shy

6. Forget to bring-or lose track of needed items, such as keys, pens, mobile phone, completed work assignments

7. Start tasks but don’t finish them (e.g., chores, projects, books)

8. Get lost in daydreaming or preoccupied with own thoughts

9. Do not exhibit patience; find it difficult to wait for anything

10. Easily distracted by background noises or activities; need to check out whatever else is going on in the vicinity

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The above ADHD Test is a screening to be used for educational purposes only.  It is not intended to replace advice given by a qualified medical professional.

The Adult ADHD Screening is based upon Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 4th Ed.) criteria for ADHD. 2004. All rights reserved.