Adult Attention Deficit Disorder is conditions in which psychological functions such as planning; managing time and tasks, and making thoughtful decision are weaken. An affected adult have serious problems in one or more of the following areas:
Being on time
Keeping priorities of importance in order
Screening out distractions
Starting and completing allocated tasks
Remembering and organizing information and belongings
Adults with this disorder can get lost doing unimportant activities, not take notice of more important jobs that needs to be done. At certain times they may have difficulty with their short term memory. They may not be able to fulfill their obligations until the last moment or complete a task only when they feel and external pressure to do so.
Especially in adults suffering from ADD, they often feel unfairly nagged by those around then and sometimes become resistance when confronted with their performance problems. Often their underachievement often leads to reduced self-esteem, depression and anxiety.