Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyperactivity Disorder : Inattention

Description of Inattention Symptoms

Symptoms include:

  • forgetfulness
  • distractibility
  • difficulty focusing
  • carelessness
  • poor listening
  • unsustained attention or effort
  • disorganization
  • losing items

Paradoxically, may also include ability to focus attention for very long periods of time on pleasurable activities that require mindful attention, such as playing video games or reading books by a favorite author.

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