ADHD & Procrastination: The Connection & Tips for Managing
Choosing Therapy strives to provide our readers with mental health content that is accurate and actionable. We have high standards for what can be cited within our articles. Acceptable sources include government agencies, universities and colleges, scholarly journals, industry and professional associations, and other high-integrity sources of mental health journalism. Learn more by reviewing our full editorial policy.
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.)
Altgassen, M., Scheres, A., & Edel, M. A. (2019). Prospective memory (partially) mediates the link between ADHD symptoms and procrastination. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 11, 59-71.
Niermann, H. C., & Scheres, A. (2014). The relation between procrastination and symptoms of attention‐deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in undergraduate students. International journal of methods in psychiatric research, 23(4), 411-421.
Petersen, M. A., Nørgaard, L. S., & Traulsen, J. M. (2015). Pursuing pleasures of productivity: university students’ use of prescription stimulants for enhancement and the moral uncertainty of making work fun. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, 39, 665-679.