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Feeling Depressed or Anxious? Screen Yourself Online – US News and World Report

April 9, 2010

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Test. Because certain symptoms of depression and anxiety mimic those of adult ADHD and because the conditions often coincide, this test, which Goldberg also helped to develop, may be worth a run-through if poor concentration and difficulty completing tasks are key issues. It involves answering 24 questions about your behavior and feelings over your adult life. For example, respondents indicate how often they agree with such statements as “At home, work, or school, I find my mind wandering from tasks that are uninteresting or difficult,” “I have a quick temper … a short fuse,” or “I make quick decisions without thinking enough about their possible bad results.” A score of 70 or higher may indicate a significant case of adult ADHD; 0 to 24 means ADHD is unlikely.

[Read about 9 drug-free approaches to managing ADHD.]

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