This condition is known as the attention deficit hyper disorder caused by a chemical imbalance. Beliefs that ADHD is a condition affecting only children is not true. Common children who have ADHD experience it even into maturity. Adult symptoms of the disorder are not pronounced as those in children however they should be addressed well.
One of the major symptoms of ADHD is impulsiveness which may present itself in adults as in the ability to dictate their actions such as shopping, drinking and gambling and this will have developed from a young age. Adults are also known to have a symptom that is observed by 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. This mostly affects most couple’s relationship since the other partner may feel like the person is lazy.
High levels of social impartibility are shown by adults suffering from ADHD. The inability to maintain personal relationships have consequences in that increased cases of divorce and separation are experienced by these adults. However common arguments often arise at workplaces, and this leads to separation among the colleagues, and these adults are also known to have a characteristic of not keeping friends for a long time. Symptoms of hyperactivity and are present in a small percentage who also have difficulties in waiting for desired results. Sitting still is extremely difficult, and they always want to move to the next task. They are referred to as predominantly hyper impulse type. It is most likely that a big percentage of the individuals will turn into drugs. Predominantly inattentive type of adults present three different characteristics in that they lose focus easily, are known not to listen carefully and are also disinterested. The final group includes classification of adults with a combination of both hyperactive and inattentive nature together commonly known as combined type of adults.
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. Before a decision is made on the type of treatment of ADHD symptoms to undertake adults are advised to seek more information from experienced medical practitioners. Proper diagnosis may be the difference between failure and success in treatment of ADHD in adults since it is not pronounced as in children.