Some people describe the situation as a lack of willpower, But this is not the case, It could be a disease, The scientific name of this disease is attention deficit/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), In essence, It is caused by the imbalance of some chemical transmitter systems in our brains. People have many misunderstandings about this disease. Most people usually think that it is a problem that only children or teenagers suffer from. Relevant professionals usually cannot recognize it. Sometimes even if the diagnosis is clear, they cannot give appropriate treatment. What is ADHD? ADHD is an early onset mental disease that occurs at birth, but the symptoms show up at different times. Early studies believe that when children with ADHD grow to puberty, the symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity will slowly recover by themselves. Recent follow-up studies have found that most symptoms will continue into adulthood. Do you have ADHD? The main core symptoms of ADHD are attention deficit, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Here are some specific manifestations. How many of them do you meet? Attention deficit 1. Failure to notice details and carelessness; 2. Unable to continuously pay attention to more repetitive and boring content; 3. Distracted, absent-minded when others speak, impatient to listen to instructions; 4. Need to be constantly reminded of things that should be paid attention to in daily life; 5. Lose common things; 6. No concept of time. Move more 1. Run around or crawl around, energetic, not tired or afraid of danger; 2. When sitting, your body wriggles, moves or plays with your fingers. If you cannot sit still, you must leave your seat. 3. It is noisy and rude when playing. 4. Poor coordination of sports; 5. Often touch others intentionally or unintentionally; 6. Many body movements; 7. It is easy to make people angry; 8. Love to talk, even when you shouldn’t talk. Impulsive symptoms 1. Impatience; 2. No matter how busy others are or whether others are talking, they will interrupt or interrupt. 3. When others speak to them, they will not have the patience to listen to others and will answer or rush to answer. 4. May be meddlesome and overzealous; 5. Often give advice to others, when others do not listen to their opinions, there will be unhappiness and even conflicts; 6. Not willing to queue up, Or rather impatient or impatient when queuing. Pain of ADHD Adult Patients 1. ADHD Children who have not received systematic treatment reach adulthood. You will generally feel that your achievements are not high. It is difficult for them to present their ideas to the outside world in an organized way. Organizational planning capacity is also weak, For what should be done, It will wait until it has to be done before it starts. Can’t finish their work on schedule. 3. They are interested in many things. But can’t focus on the same thing, Will start a lot of things at the same time, But they can’t continue to finish it. 4. They will blurt out their words without thinking. Often regardless of timing and occasion, Therefore, there will be social setbacks. 5. For risky and exciting things, They will be very interested, Therefore, for some things that others dare not do or say, They often try without thinking. 6. They can’t endure boredom. There must be something to do, I often think of what as what. Therefore, ADHD, who has higher intelligence, Most are highly creative, And quite positive, They are the pioneers of the people around them. 7. However, the state of attention deficit still prevents them from being able to finish one thing continuously. For some things that need to be done step by step, it is difficult to finish them in sequence and they will want to take a quick way. 8. They lack patience and lose their temper or feel sorry for themselves when encountering setbacks. 9. They are easy to ignore the key points of some things. They may worry too much about things that need not be bothered. And the part that the average person will worry about, They don’t care, Therefore, they often make incorrect judgments. 10. They are prone to low self-esteem, lack of security, lack of confidence, and have large emotional ups and downs. There is no way to wait, May cause substance addiction problems. If you have the above symptoms, Don’t worry too much, because there are two necessary criteria for the diagnosis of ADHD in adults. One is that ADHD has been diagnosed in childhood, and the other is that these symptoms have persisted until now. Most people’s hyperactivity symptoms will gradually improve in early puberty, impulse symptoms will slightly improve in puberty, but attention problems will continue into adulthood. Can ADHD be treated? Regarding the treatment of ADHD, Most studies have focused on drugs and behavioral therapies, But behavioral therapy also needs to be combined with drug therapy to be effective. In fact, If adult ADHD grew up in a supportive environment, Knowing that you have attention deficit, inability to sit still and other problems, After understanding, enhance your motivation, To seek interesting work to do, They can also be the same as normal people. It’s just that, Attention deficit may still exist, If you choose a less boring job as an adult, Then they will not be limited by the problem of attention. But can give full play to their talents and strengths, So as to be competent for the job. If adult ADHD receives long-term treatment, And build up awareness of the disease, Have the ability to put their ideas into practice, Or by working with others, Plan ideas for implementation, In this way, they will have good work performance, The achievement is even higher than that of others. If adult ADHD patients do not have other mental disorders, Or there is no obvious social dysfunction, plus professional treatment, establish good habits, increase their own motivation, environment, family and work can support and cooperate, can become an accomplished person, live in harmony with the disease, live a satisfactory life.