## ## Scientific 2 Minute Quiz for ADHD ADD
Use this scientific test to help determine if you need to see a mental health professional for diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD symptoms include difficulty concentrating, keeping organized, impulsivity, and for some, hyperactivity.Instructions: Simply answer the questions on how you have behaved and felt during the past 6 months. Take your time and answer truthfully for the most accurate results.I am a year old Female / Male / Non binaryNewly diagnosed? Yes or No1. How often are you easily distracted by external stimuli, like something in your environment or unrelated thoughts? Never3. How often do you avoid, dislike, or are reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort or thought? Never4. How often do you have trouble listening to someone, even when they are speaking directly to you like your mind is somewhere else? Never6. How often do you fail to give close attention to details, or make careless mistakes in things such as schoolwork, at work, or during other activities? Never7. For personal, educational or research use only. Based upon the DSM 5 ADHD criteria and informed by research such as Faraone, et al. (2005). What Is the Prevalence of Adult ADHD? Results of a Population Screen of 966 Adults. Journal of Attention Disorders, 9, Kumar, et al. (2011). Screening for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adult inpatients with psychiatric disorders. Psychological Reports, 108, and and the Adult ADHD Self Report Scale v1.1 Symptom Checklist by the World Health Organization.