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What are the symptoms of classic attention deficit disorder (ADD)?

Common symptoms in classic attention deficit disorder (ADD) include:
  • Inattentive
  • Easily distracted
  • Disorganized
  • Impulsive
  • Poor follow-through
  • Trouble listening when others talk to them
  • Making careless mistakes/poor attention to detail
  • Forgetfulness
  • Restlessness
  • Fidgety (hands, feet, body)
  • Trouble awaiting their turn
  • Acting as though driven by a motor
  • Noisy
  • Excessive talking
  • Interrupting others

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