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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (1,071 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

symptommember ratings (num votes)
Difficulty finishing tasks
(477)
Easily distracted
(476)
Difficulty concentrating
(481)
Obsessive focus, when interested
(339)
High intelligence/underachievement
(339)
Organization problems
(469)
Difficulty with long-term planning
(332)
Hyperactive in my brain, not my body.
(132)
Strong urge for novelty/exploration
(336)
Strong visual/kinesthetic learner
(336)
Lack of motivation
(65)
Anxiety
(335)
Procrastinate
(31)
Messy
(30)
Low self esteem
(29)
Impulsiveness
(338)
Non-Linear Thinking
(33)
Difficulty switching focus
(182)
Restlessness
(337)
Unpaid Bills Unopened Mail
(29)
Resent Authority
(30)
Learning or memory problems
(470)
Intensely creative
(342)
Difficulty sleeping
(427)
Ashamed
(28)
Pulls "All Nighters"
(29)
Tapping feet/legs while sitting
(271)
Lack of or inability to read social cues such as facial expressions/emotions, tones, intention, etc.
(1)
Feeling like "too many tabs are open" in your brain
(1)
Must rock back and forth or engage in other body movements in order to fall asleep.
(1)
Trouble speaking on the phone due to increased complexity of social cues and barriers.
(1)
Rocking back and forth in sleep
(1)
Inability to process complex directions
(1)
Inability to arrive on time or adhere to time schedules despite increased effort
(1)
Trouble writing with physical pen/pencil because the brain focuses on the needed strokes to make the letters versus the subject of the intended writing.
(1)
Find typing preferable to physical writing due to streamlined process and ability for your typing speed to keep up with your thoughts better than with a pen/pencil.
(1)
If you think of something you want/need to do you have to do it regardless of what may be going on at the present moment.
(1)
Trouble reading a physical book versus digital format due to the overstimulation of the page sounds, the page feelings, font sizings, words seeming to jump around, smells of the book, trouble positioning the book right, etc. That distract you from reading
(1)
Feeling judged as a technology "addict" for utilizing your phone or other platforms to assist in everyday functions, activities, etc.
(1)
Unrefreshing sleep
(1)
Frustration due to various symptomology as experienced on an individual level
(1)
Unable to complete group work due to inability to handle the multitasking necessary or multiple facets of completing the full task.
(1)
Feeling blamed for your synptom which are out of your control
(1)
Feeling like a failure
(1)
Need for assistive technology
(1)
Inability to multitask
(1)
Prefer to explain your answers on a form/test than to select multiple choice selections.
(1)
Talking over others unintentionally
(1)
Thinking you said something or told someone something but it ended up only being an unvocalized thought resulting in miscommunication
(1)
Seeming "distracted" even without the presence of a physical distractor
(1)
Road Rage
(1)
Trouble cleaning or organizing because by the time an item is in your hand, you are unable to remember what you were doing or where you intended on placing the object.
(1)
Feeling judged for utilizing needed tools (assistive technology, getting up to leave for extended test or task periods)
(1)
Frequent absenteeism at school/work
(1)
"messy" handwriting
(1)
Car sickness due to too much stimulation of movement and surrounding environment
(1)
Chronic insomnia despite practicing sleep hygiene
(1)
unrealistic optimism
(29)
Delayed Sleep Phase Syndr.
(27)
"Spacey"
(334)
Owl in a Lark World
(28)
Under-eating or overeating
(329)
Rapid mood changes
(337)
Tactlessness in social settings
(334)
Strong need for physical movement/exercise
(331)
"Motor Mouth"
(332)
Hyperactivity
(274)
"Adrenaline Junkie"
(332)
Itchy
(432)
Leg twitches/tingling at night
(409)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
(427)
Impulsively violent
(334)
Non-verbal learning disorder
(434)

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