I am frequently asked whether people with ADHD are naturally selfish. Although I am not a medical professional, I am inclined to answer, “No, people with ADHD are not naturally selfish." I think that like all people, some are selfish and some are not. But, it is possible that some of the characteristics of ADHD give the impression of selfishness, though not the intention behind selfishness. Here are some ways ADHD traits can be misconstrued to show selfishness.