All references are available in the References tab. But no matter how hard they try, they have trouble maintaining focus when the task at hand is boring or repetitive. Even though I worry a lot about dangerous things that are unlikely to happen to me, I tend to be careless and accident prone. It's hard to follow instructions. It tends to get better as you get older, but can continue into adult life 2.
The inability to control impulses can range from impatience waiting in line or driving in traffic to mood swings and outbursts of anger.
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Exercise and eat healthfully. Roughly two-thirds of people who experienced ADHD symptoms as a child will continue to experience ADHD symptoms as an adult, though its manifestations tend to shift and change with age. View Survey. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Learn more about ADHD as a whole here. And many adults with ADHD also have at least one other mental health condition, such as depression or anxiety. You can totally do this.