Do you have ADD or ADHD? Here Are Common Symptoms in Women

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Do you have ADHD or ADD?

Sure, there are more kids who get diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Attention deficit disorder (ADD), but you can also get it when you’re older. Or, sometimes, it can last into adulthood. The main symptoms are easy to spot: inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. But, these may appear differently when you’re an adult.

 

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Low Self-Worth

Do you feel like you have low self-worth?

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Source: familybootcamp.org

You feel like as a woman, life is hard. You’ve got a lot of responsibilities. Work, family, home, relationships  — you’re drowning and don’t feel like you can keep up with everything, which impacts your self-worth. But you don’t have to feel like you have to do it all. And, you don’t have to beat yourself up over it, either.

 

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Source: www.evanmarckatz.com

Hypersensitivity to criticism

Are you hypersensitive to criticism?

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Source: lifehacker.com

You might have been taught to always be a good girl and always live up to expectations. This can make you have a thin skin, and you might easily overreact to even the mildest of criticism.

 

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Source: romanceismydayjob.wordpress.com

No Sense of Time

Do you have a poor sense of time?

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Time management is a common problem if you have ADHD. Always running late is a good indicator of this.

 

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Getting Mad and Upset Easily

Do you get easily upset and frustrated?

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If you’re usually feeling angry about something — ANYTHING — you might have ADHD.

 

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Source: rqoh.com

Depression

Are you depressed?

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Source: www.testedich.de

Depression is a very common symptom of ADHD — one in four women experience it.

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