Assess for other psychiatric disorders. The busier the better That's true of Perry Green, Evelyn's year-old son who manages a long day as a student and member of a nationally ranked university debating team. Like Green, a number of adults now in their 30s and 40s had ADHD growing up, but because there wasn't as much awareness of the condition their symptoms weren't recognized. Different types of health care professionals may diagnose and supervise treatment for ADHD. If any of the symptoms listed above continually disrupt your life, talk to your doctor about whether you might have ADHD. Though it's called Adult attention deficit disorder msnbc.msn.com site ADHD, symptoms start in early childhood and continue into adulthood.