Dealing with ADHD in the workplace (Guest commentary)More than four per cent of all adults affectedBy Thomas Fischer10/22/2007|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/13/2008 It’s a simple fact: Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) grow up to be adults with ADHD.ADHD is often viewed as a trivial problem rather than a serious illness such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. But ADHD is a serious, lifelong illness of self-control. It’s a relentless onslaught of small wounds each day that affects every aspect of patients’ lives.It also affects adults differently than children, with symptoms such as insomnia, unstable moods, anxiety, depression, lack of motivation, disorganization and procrastination. And it’s more common than generally believed. A 2005 article in the To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.