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Screening Tool: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (in Adults)

This survey is designed to provide a quick assessment of whether you might have ADHD. However, no test is 100% accurate. No matter what your score is, you should seek help from a health professional if you have any concerns about yourself or your loved ones.

  

The questionnaire used here is the Adult ADHD Self-Report (ASRS) scale.

1. How often do you have trouble wrapping up the final details of a project, once the challenging parts have been done?
2. How often do you have difficulty getting things in order when you have to do a task that requires organization?
3. How often do you have problems remembering appointments or obligations?
4. When you have a task that requires a lot of thought, how often do you avoid or delay getting started?
5. How often do you fidget or squirm with your hands or feet when you have to sit down for a long time?
6. How often do you feel overly active and compelled to do things, like you were driven by a motor?

References

  • Schweitzer JB, et al. Med Clin North Am. 2001;85(3):10-11, 757-777.
  • Barkley RA. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment. 2nd ed. 1998.
  • American Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Association. 2000: 85-93.
  • Test de dépistage et d’auto-évaluation des troubles déficitaires de l’attention avec hyperactivité de l’adulte V1.1 (ASRS-V1.1), tiré du Composite International Diagnostic Interview de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (Entretien diagnostique international global).
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