An introduction to ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder, occurring in around 5% of school-age children and 2.5% of adults, where people who are affected by ADHD typically show high levels of symptoms relating to poor concentration, disorganisation, impulsivity, hyperactivity and mood instability. Read more

Typical adult ADHD symptoms

ADHD in adults presents in many different ways. It is characterized by three main groups of behavior traits and a range of typical additional behaviours within these. Not all of these need to be present in any one person. However, as ADHD affects people in a wide variety of ways and symptoms can be confused with other disorders, correct ADHD diagnosis is often missed. Read more

How to book an assessment at The ADHD Clinic

If you find the information in our site useful and feel that you would benefit from a full adult ADHD assessment, we would be delighted to consider booking an appointment for you at one of our clinics. Read more

The ADHD Clinic Analysis - Identifying where adult ADHD can affect people

ADHD can affect adults in many, and sometimes all, of their daily activities and interactions with other people. Here we identify some of the places and behaviour traits that are most commonly highlighted by adult ADHD patients and their partners, families and friends.

ADHD at home

ADHD at work

ADHD in relationships

ADHD in education

ADHD in social situations

Diagnosis and ADHD Treatment with THE ADHD Clinic

Understanding the affects that adult ADHD can have

The ADHD Clinic, led by renowned Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Sally Cubbin, a leading expert in the treatment of adult ADHD, our aim is to provide excellent diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults, together with the highest quality of care, information and support for patients and their families.

We recognise that mental health and specifically ADHD, can not only profoundly affect the lives of patients but also their families, friends, colleagues and others. We understand that undiagnosed and untreated ADHD can present many barriers to an individuals life chances in relationships, education, work and much else.

Above all, The ADHD Clinic aims to ensure that, with the right understanding, diagnosis and treatment, adults living with ADHD can be supported to manage this aspect of their lives more effectively and therefore be able to maximise life’s other opportunities better.

We hope that our website gives readers a better understanding of ADHD and helps them to take the first steps in gaining a thorough diagnosis and, where appropriate, highly effective treatment and ongoing support.

  • Excellent diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults
  • ADHD & Mental Health - The Highest quality of care and information
  • Supporting adults living with ADHD to maximise life's other opportunities
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Real stories - how ADHD affects real people

In more than 10 years spent treating adults with ADHD, we have heard hundreds of people describing how their lives have been affected by undiagnosed ADHD. Some of these real life stories, but not real names or images, are shared here. You may recognise some of them in yourself or in the people you know.

james adhd story

Loss of focus at university

James was really looking forward to going to university and escaping the rules and regulation of school and life at home.
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richard adhd story attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Too many points

Richard loved driving and found it exciting, however, he really struggled to stick to the speed limit. He would get impatient with slow drivers...
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This process has marked a major breakthrough and turning point in my life. Before assessment I felt as though I was slowly drowning - running out of new things to try in order to make progress, focus, and keep on top of everything in my life.

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The ADHD Clinic is dedicated to providing the highest quality of information, clinical assessments and treatments for ADHD in adults.

Correspondence address:

The ADHD Clinic
The Manor Hospital
Beech Road
Headington
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX3 7RP

Tel: 07887 640 102
and 0845 5280 898

help@adhdclinic.co.uk

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