Adult ADD Screening Tool

The items below refer to how you have behaved and felt
DURING MOST OF YOUR ADULT LIFE.
If you have usually been one way and recently have changed,
your responses should reflect
HOW YOU HAVE USUALLY BEEN.

1. At home, work, or school, I find my mind wandering from tasks that are uninteresting or difficult.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
2. I find it difficult to read written material unless it is very interesting or very easy.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
3. Especially in groups, I find it hard to stay focused on what is being said in conversations.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
4. I have a quick temper...a short fuse.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
5. I am irritable, and get upset by minor annoyances.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
6. I say things without thinking, and later regret having said them.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
7. I make quick decisions without thinking enough about their possible bad results.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
8. My relationships with people are made difficult by my tendency to talk first and think later.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
9. My moods have highs and lows.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
10. I have trouble planning in what order to do a series of tasks or activities.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
11. I easily become upset.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
12. I seem to be thin skinned and many things upset me.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
13. I almost always am on the go.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
14. I am more comfortable when moving than when sitting still.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
15. In conversations, I start to answer questions before the questions have been fully asked.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
16. I usually work on more than one project at a time, and fail to finish many of them.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
17. There is a lot of "static" or "chatter" in my head.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
18. Even when sitting quietly, I am usually moving my hands or feet.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
19. In group activities it is hard for me to wait my turn.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
20. My mind gets so cluttered that it is hard for it to function.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
21. My thoughts bounce around as if my mind is a pinball machine.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
22. My brain feels as if it is a television set with all the channels going at once.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
23. I am unable to stop daydreaming.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
24. I am distressed by the disorganized way my brain works.
    Not at all                 Just a Little             Somewhat                Moderately                  Quite a lot                  Very Much
>70 High probability