Adult ADHD diagnosis is on the rise. The symptoms of adult ADHD can have a huge impact on our lives - especially at work.
Regardless of a diagnosis, attention difficulties can negatively affect an adult’s relationships, personal life, and career. Mental Health Net discusses that adults with ADHD often experience difficulties in the workplace that include:
- Task Completion
- Struggle with rigid authority
- Have difficulties controlling emotions
- Quit or change jobs often because of boredom
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) looked at a study specifically regarding, Impacts of ADHD at Work. Data were reviewed from US-based studies on ADHD published between January 1990 and June 2011. During this time, it was found that "Overall national annual incremental costs of ADHD ranged from $143 billion to $266 billion. Most of these costs...