Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD)

ADHD is known to be a common disorder which starts in childhood. Until recently it was widely believed that children outgrew ADHD in adolescence. But it is now recognised that ADHD is a lifelong condition and many individuals continue to experience difficulties in adult life.

Difficulties may include managing the increasing challenges and responsibilities of education, employment and relationships, which can result in or be associated with other emotional or psychological difficulties such as anger, anxiety, depression or low self-esteem.

Common symptoms associated with ADHD include

  • Difficulties sustaining attention
  • Hyperactivity and restlessness
  • Impulsivity

Read more about ADHD

You can also find out about the Trust’s adult ADHD service.

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