Section: Self-Assessments -> Adult Self-Assessment

 

   

Adult Self-Assessment

Answer these questions according to how you have felt MOST of your adult life ... not how you are feeling just today.


1. At home, work, or school, I find my mind wandering from tasks that are uninteresting or difficult.
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2. I find it difficult to read written material unless it is very interesting or very easy.

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3. Especially in groups, I find it hard to stay focused on what is being said in conversations.

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4. I have a quick temper ... a short fuse.

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5. I am irritable, and get upset by minor annoyances.

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6. I say things without thinking, and later regret having said them.

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7. I make quick decisions without thinking enough about the possible bad results.

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8. My relationships with people are made difficult by my tendency to talk first and think later.

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9. My moods have highs and lows.

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10. I have trouble planning in what order to do a series of tasks or activities.

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11. I easily become upset.

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12. I seem to be thin skinned and many things upset me.

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13. I almost always am on the go.

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14. I am more comfortable when moving than when sitting still.

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15. In conversations, I start to answer questions before the questions have been fully asked.

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16. I usually work on more than one project at a time, and fail to finish many of them.

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17. There is a lot of "static" or "chatter" in my head.

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18. Even when sitting quietly, I am usually moving my hands or feet.

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19. In group activities, it is hard for me to wait my turn.

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20. My mind gets so cluttered that it is hard for it to function.

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21. My thoughts bounce around as if my mind were a pinball machine.

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22. My brain feels as if it were a television set with all the channels going at once.

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23. I am unable to stop daydreaming.

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24. I am distressed by the disorganized way my brain works.

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