The decision to see a doctor regarding ADHD is ultimately in the hands of each patient. Symptoms may be more severe and may require immediate action; in other cases, someone may have been living with symptoms for years without being affected an extreme amount. Use a series of questions for self-evaluation to deduce if it is time to see a doctor.
A while back I wrote about denial of ADHD in adults . We received a number of responses to this, mostly wives, some frustrated after years of trying to make their marriage work. Denial of ADHD can be caused by different reasons, for example: social stigma or fear of failure. No matter what the reason, undiagnosed ADHD can create problems…