Advertisement

How can adults with ADHD use their impulsivity to succeed?

Impulsivity -- a common characteristic of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- has its upside and its downside. Impulsivity can be harnessed to provide people with the drive to really go after the things they want in life. Just take time to measure the risk. Impulsivity might lead you to start a successful business, find an innovative solution to a sticky business problem, or overcome the fear of striking up an important conversation.

Continue Learning about Living With ADD/ADHD

Adderall Abuse: A Growing Risk for Young Adults
Adderall Abuse: A Growing Risk for Young Adults
You know a prescription drug is widely abused when it becomes the main character in recent movies! A is for Adderall is a documentary in production ab...
Read More
What are healthy ways to take risks if I am a teen with ADHD?
Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhDDr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD
Many teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) seek stimulation. Like them, you may...
More Answers
What are some conditions related to ADHD?
Heath A. Cobb, MDHeath A. Cobb, MD
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) sometimes have one or more of these diso...
More Answers
How Does Adult ADHD Affect My Relationships?
How Does Adult ADHD Affect My Relationships?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.