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If you have (or think you have) ADHD, what is your type?

  • ENFJ with ADHD

    Votes: 2 3.3%
  • ENFP with ADHD

    Votes: 10 16.7%
  • ENTJ with ADHD

    Votes: 3 5.0%
  • ENTP with ADHD

    Votes: 8 13.3%
  • INFJ with ADHD

    Votes: 8 13.3%
  • INFP with ADHD

    Votes: 10 16.7%
  • INTJ with ADHD

    Votes: 2 3.3%
  • INTP with ADHD

    Votes: 7 11.7%
  • ESFJ with ADHD

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • ESFP with ADHD

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • ESTJ with ADHD

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • ESTP with ADHD

    Votes: 3 5.0%
  • ESFJ with ADHD

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • ESFP with ADHD

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • ISFJ with ADHD

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • ISFP with ADHD

    Votes: 5 8.3%

  • Total voters
    60
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There isn't enough room for 32 poll options, so I couldn't include "diagnosed ADHD" and "undiagnosed ADHD" options for each personality type. Therefore, I am asking anyone who has either been formally diagnosed or feels that they would be formally diagnosed.

I am just curious about what sort of interesting data I could get on here. I did a quick search and didn't see a similar thread, so hopefully this is not repetitive! [:
 

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There isn't enough room for 32 poll options, so I couldn't include "diagnosed ADHD" and "undiagnosed ADHD" options for each personality type. Therefore, I am asking anyone who has either been formally diagnosed or feels that they would be formally diagnosed.

I am just curious about what sort of interesting data I could get on here. I did a quick search and didn't see a similar thread, so hopefully this is not repetitive! [:
I think NPs are the most likely to be diagnosed, especially ENPs. Whether or not they truly have ADHD/ADD is a matter of perspective (imo). For that matter, I think INPs would be more likely to be diagnosed with ADD or 'innatentive dominant' ADHD versus ENPs. Though I don't doubt that ADD/ADHD is distributed throughout other types as well.
 

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l agree with the above, mostly.

l'm ENTP with diagnosed ADHD but from what l've read, it's also common among ESFPs. The diagnosis, anyway, for what seems to be different reasons. Doctors fail to make the distinction.

"Perspective'' is the keyword, it's an individual decision to decide if you're learning style is a disorder or not (IMO).

Though some NTPs l'm sure really do have ADHD that needs to be treated, l tend to think the way it manifests in the person is very important and could be dependent on type.

l don't treat mine.
 

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I don't mean to be rude but I think both OCD and ADD are personality related, especially when it is so mild that there's no need to persribe meds for it.

I think
Ni- dom/aux tend to OCD
Ne -dom/aux tend to ADD
 

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I don't mean to be rude but I think both OCD and ADD are personality related, especially when it is so mild that there's no need to persribe meds for it.

I think
Ni- dom/aux tend to OCD
Ne -dom/aux tend to ADD
Makes sense to me, though I tend towards both. I might go further and say that in both cases, introverts tend towards the 'introverted version': 'Pure Obsessive OCD' (inaccurate label I might mention) and 'inattentive dominant' ADD
 

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I think there's like a 60% chance or so that I would be diagnosed with ADD if I actually bothered to go through a psychiatric evaluation. But I'll have to try some Methylphenidate first in order to know if it could possibly be worth it.
 

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I am an ENFJ with adult-diagnosed ADD (the inattentive form).

I am being treated with Ritalin for this, but honestly don't feel that it has helped me. While I am a lot more alert than in the past, I still really struggle to selectively focus on one thing which is infuriating.

There don't seem to be any good treatments for the non-hyperactives.
 

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ENTP, diagnosed. Need medication to hold down a job and keep my life in reasonable order. I am worse than useless without it.
 

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ENTP diagnosed with ADHD and depression.
I have also got that diagnose a lot in my life...sometimes I wonder if it is just the adhd feedback you get and the consequenses of it or if it is real depression. Or if the depression is the result of adhd.
I often feel like a square peg being hammerd into a triangular hole with brute force if that makes sence. Or being born a zebra, expected to behave and achieve like horse.
 

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Shit, I accidentally voted, because my mind (for a second) misinterpreted it as ADD, which I believe to have. (self-diagnosis)

Luckily I know a former INTP classmate who had ADHD, and used to take Ritalin to combat the symptoms. I have the unfortunate belief that this decreased his intelligence - not just because he took it since he was 4 (he told me), but also because of my theory that Asperger's (which I believe he had to a certain degree) works like a mirror in that intelligence and talent are as positive as social skills and behavior are negative, and the traits of Asperger's overshadowed his actual competence. Strangely enough, he knew a lot (and was passionate) about biology, but wanted to pursue theoretical physics instead. When I first met him, he was an Atheist, but over the years he became christian and also left-wing.
 

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I think I could have, but I'm not sure 'cause the "hyperactivity" premiss. I really have all the others symptoms, but I'm not a really hyperactive person since I can't really leave my room.
 

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Shit, I accidentally voted, because my mind (for a second) misinterpreted it as ADD, which I believe to have. (self-diagnosis)

Luckily I know a former INTP classmate who had ADHD, and used to take Ritalin to combat the symptoms. I have the unfortunate belief that this decreased his intelligence - not just because he took it since he was 4 (he told me), but also because of my theory that Asperger's (which I believe he had to a certain degree) works like a mirror in that intelligence and talent are as positive as social skills and behavior are negative, and the traits of Asperger's overshadowed his actual competence. Strangely enough, he knew a lot (and was passionate) about biology, but wanted to pursue theoretical physics instead. When I first met him, he was an Atheist, but over the years he became christian and also left-wing.
There are some people I know who should never have got the diagnose and some that absolute should have it. Not all doctors seem to be able to put the right label on people. I guess they are just humans too. Thank you for voting :)
 

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I think I could have, but I'm not sure 'cause the "hyperactivity" premiss. I really have all the others symptoms, but I'm not a really hyperactive person since I can't really leave my room.
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I am usually one of the least hyperactive people around. :02.47-tranquillity: When people call it hyperactivity I cringe :frustrating: because I am the type rather to fall a sleep in thoughts or daydreams then to wiggle around...sometimes it feels like I get sidetracked or start to space out in conversations...... :spacecraft-1: I come too late for appointments, forget things, often take longer time to learn, procastinate, have a hard time to get started and stop an activity, can get hyperfocus, easily bored and can be emotionally impulsive/ have strong emotions, problem organising (even tidy is a challanging task when off ritalin up but I allways can write a list lol) etc. I allso tend to overlook details and overlook things at times because I'm in my head so to speak.
:distracted: :distant: :confused3: On the positive side we have a tendency to see connections between things and can be creative they say :) I don't know about you but I love music and art. Also we can excell in videogames XD Yey. Well not all videogames because of the organisation bit and fast analysation etc. We seem to take in a lot of information and it can be difficult to prosess it and stay on topic as I said and not get distracte...oh look, squirrel!! :D
 

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I have also got that diagnose a lot in my life...sometimes I wonder if it is just the adhd feedback you get and the consequenses of it or if it is real depression. Or if the depression is the result of adhd.
I often feel like a square peg being hammerd into a triangular hole with brute force if that makes sence. Or being born a zebra, expected to behave and achieve like horse.
Yes it seems like a self-fulfilling prophecy in a way. I can say that age and experience have made my symptoms far easier to manage. I'm no way as nearly chaotic as I was when I was younger. I've banged my head against so many walls, I've gotten better at avoiding that particular habit.
 

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I am an ENTP diagnosed with ADD. Sometimes the hyperactivity comes out if I'm sitting at home for too long but normally it involves me finding myself get lost in thought too often. My room isn't the cleanest either. I took Adderall last year, not sure if I liked it anyway -- they caused me to act rigid and worrisome. I can live without meds.
 

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I am adult who they think has Adhd

My two formal diagnoses tho are for
Anxiety & Ptsd

I do not take a fucking thing to sedate or alter my mood directly.

I am pro antibiotics and pro vaccination but very much resistant and avoid prescription with mood and body disorders what I often think is hormone, vitamin/nutrition, life circumstances, related. Not referring to severely clinical psychological disorders which often need some medication regulations. But mood disorders and and behavior disorders to me can often be corrected and modified with redirecting diet, exercise, habits, reinforcements, accountability, evaluation of vitamin and hormone intake.

Pretty fucking glad I was never put on Ritalin. Also glad I told my daughters doc and kindergarten teacher to fuck off when they wanted to put doctored up chemicals in her body at 6.

I will say adhd can be dangerous if the child has ptsd, if the child is not kept active enough, if the child has a severe partnering circumstance like downs or autism. I know myself when I was young was not redirected with proper stimulation to redirect that energy. There are obviously extreme cases where the child or young adult needs a specialist to examine the situation and meds initially to moderate could be needed. Or like a downs child may just need it. But I do believe in cognitive therapies as well as reinforcing therapy and nutrition and diet alternatives FIRST for majority of people.

Way too many people with mood disorders let general doctors prescribe them shit which just patches alot but does not correct. Its different if persons have severe psychological disorders and need a psychiatrist to regulate serious shit. But most mood disorder need therapy and vitamin and diet assessment with exercise.

Also I think many of you are mixing or bunching up ADD with ADHD
 

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I don't mean to be rude but I think both OCD and ADD are personality related, especially when it is so mild that there's no need to persribe meds for it.

I think
Ni- dom/aux tend to OCD
Ne -dom/aux tend to ADD
Unless you kinda OCD to compensate for ADHD
or OCD out of fear or guilt,

I have ADHD & PTSD with a lot of OCD-like compensation strategies.
 
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