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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults

By July 10, 2019 No Comments

When you hear the phrase Attention Deficity Hperactivity Disorder or ADHD, it generally brings to mind the image of kids who can’t sit still, are impulsive and disruptive. It has been found however, that ADHD affects around 1 in 20 adults, mainly men. Adult ADHD presents as behaviours such as being disorganised, losing things and blurting out thoughts without considering them. Adults with ADHD may have trouble sustaining relationships or employment due to this condition.

Even after many years of research, there has been no concrete cause of ADHD discovered. Children who have ADHD have a 1 in 4 chance to grow to adults who have ADHD. However, there are strategies to help those with this condition life a fulfilled life. Organisational skill and social skills can help people with ADHD cope with day to day trials, and reach their full potential.

With over 30 years of experience, Margaret McDonald can teach you the skills to make day to day life easier for you. To book an appointment or make enquiries phone 07 3862 8833 or reception@mmcdonald.com.au