Inattention as a Symptom for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Inattention is the inability to pay attention or concentrate on a task. Inattention is a common symptom of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Inattention may also be called loss of focus, and is a classic sign of inattentive-type ADHD. Inattention/loss of focus may be characterized by difficulty paying attention in school or doing homework, reading a book, or doing a task at home such as cleaning a bedroom or putting away clothes. People experiencing inattention may be easily distracted and forget what they were doing. Medications and therapy to manage ADHD can also help to treat inattention and improve focus.

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drift in and out12/6/2012 at 10:55 PM
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