Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a case report


  • Harish Agarwal Department of Psychiatry, Hind Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Deeptanshu Agarwal Department of Psychiatry, Era’s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Priyadarshi Srivastava Department of Psychiatry, Era’s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India



Adult ADHD, Hyperactivity, Inattention, Methylphenidate


Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been accepted undoubtedly as a neuro-developmental disorder with main symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Adult ADHD have lots of comorbidities such as anxiety disorder, substance use, depression which obscures the diagnosis of ADHD. Hyperactive symptoms in adults, other than speeding while driving, include feeling uncomfortable while sitting through meetings, impatience waiting in line, and having workaholic tendencies.


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