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ADHD / ADD Self-Check Test

Materials needed :
Paper and pencil or pen.

Read and answer all  24 questions.
Each question is rated 1 to 5
1 = never
2 = rarely
3 = sometimes
4 = often
5 = very often

Total the ratings for your answers.

This test is NOT for diagnosing any type of health or mental health condition.
This test may help increase your awareness of particular situations.

Test yourself for ADHD / ADD

1. Do you have a sense of underachievement, of not meeting your goals, regardless of how much you have actually accomplished?
2. Do you find it difficult to read written material unless it is very interesting or very easy?
3. Do you find it difficult to stay focused in groups on what is being said in conversations?
4. Do you have a quick temper...a short fuse?
5. Are you irritable, and get upset by minor annoyances?
6. Do you say things without thinking, and later regret having said them?
7. Do you make rapid decisions without thinking enough about their possible outcomes?.
8. Are your relationships with people made difficult by your tendency to talk first and think later?
9. Do you have mood swings that are high and low?
10. Do you have difficulty planning the order to do a series of tasks or activities?
11. Do you  easily become upset?
12. Do you seem to be thin skinned where many things upset you?.
13. Are you almost always on the go?
14. Are you more comfortable moving than sitting still?
15. Do you start to answer questions in conversations before the questions have been fully asked?
16. Do you usually work on more than one project at a time, and fail to finish many of them?
17. Do you have a lot of "static" or "chatter" in your head?
18. Do you usually move your hands or feet while seated?
19. Is it hard for you to wait for your turn in group activites?
20. Does your mind get so cluttered that it is hard for it to function?
21. Do your  thoughts bounce around as if your mind is a pinball machine?
22. Does your brain feel as if it is a television set with all the channels going at once?
23. Ate you unable to stop daydreaming?
24. Are you distressed by the disorganized way your brain works?

Total your answers and interpret your results here

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