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So I am 52 years old and I lie about money and smoking all the time, is this associated with ADD?
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No. I don't think it is. Unless you have trouble focusing on an assignment or anything for a set period of time.
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I am diagnosed with add. Even though I am young I have done lots of research.
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   Well, lying is associated simply because if you have ADD or ADHD, and you are tired of always being blamed for stuff you do that you didn't really realize you did then you start to lie.  And once you find that  way out, then you keep doing it.  Here are Adult ADD symptoms - see if they fit.
      
Can Adults Have ADHD?
By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Attention deficit disorder is not just a childhood disorder. Adults can be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well. Sometimes this is a result of the person’s childhood ADHD progressing into adulthood (up to 70 percent of children will continue to struggle with ADHD as adults). Other times, an adult can either simply never been diagnosed as a child, or develop the disorder later on in life.

Adult attention deficit disorder looks a lot like childhood attention deficit disorder. That shouldn’t come as a surprise, since the symptoms are largely the same. If you answer “Yes” to six or more of the below symptoms, you may have adult ADHD:

    Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in course work, work, or other activities
    Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities
    Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly
    Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish chores or duties in the workplace
    Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities
    Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort
    Often loses things necessary for tasks or activities
    Is often easily distracted by extraneous stimuli
    Is often forgetful in daily activities
    Often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat
    Often leaves seat in situations in which remaining seated is expected
    Often experiences subjective feelings of restlessness
    Often has difficulty playing or engaging in leisure activities quietly
    Is often “on the go” or often acts as if “driven by a motor”
    Often talks excessively
    Often blurts out answers before questions have been completed
    Often has difficulty awaiting turn
    Often interrupts or intrudes on others (e.g., butts into conversations)
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