On the positive side however, hyperactivity will improve and most adults will be able to sit still though they may still feel restless and feel unable to relax. One of the most severe symptoms for adults is impulsivity, which can cause impatience, mood swings and make relationships difficult.
Adults who have been diagnosed with severe ADHD may find it helpful to follow the following advice regarding employment:
- Avoid dull and detail-oriented jobs
- Structure work environments to reduce distractions
- Work on boring or repetitive assignments when they are most alert.
- Make sure assignments are understood fully before starting to work on them