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
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.
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
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.