ADHD?may be hard to spot in adults, because everyone can exhibit many of the symptoms, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating ADHD. Many people forget important things, get bored easily, daydream, get restless and fidget, he said.
?What is often overlooked are the extent and frequency of these occurrences,? Olivardia said. Adults with ADHD deal with these symptoms on a daily basis, and they require great effort to manage, he said.
For instance, Olivardia recalled falling asleep in his high school chemistry class because he was so bored. A classmate also thought the class was boring, but said, ?not everyone falls asleep when they?re bored.?
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