Adult ADHD is slightly higher amongst males over females and often leads to relationship failure, but it’s also largely misunderstood.
One of South Africa’s leading experts in ADHD - and author of New Hope for ADHD in children and adults: a practical guide - Helena Bester, said a lack of concentration, absentmindedness, leaving jobs incomplete, starting things and not finishing them and disorganization are among the symptoms of ADHD in adults.
There are 18 symptoms of ADHD, with the three main symptoms being inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.
Bester has summarized some of the main symptoms to look for:
Some Inattentive ADHD Symptoms: