Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Smitha S. Dutt
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 15, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the associated conditions in adults with ADHD?

Bipolar disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance abuse, intermediate explosive disorder, learning difficulties, and personality disorders are associated conditions in adults with ADHD.

2. Does ADHD have any association with estrogen?

When estrogen decreases, there is an increase in ADHD symptoms.

3. What are the complications associated with adult ADHD?

Adult ADHD is associated with instability in relationships, suicide attempts, substance abuse, trouble following the law, negative self-image, and being accident-prone.

4. Does ADHD suddenly appear in adulthood?

No, ADHD does not appear suddenly in adulthood.

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