Symptom: Inattention

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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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Have trouble focusing on what I am doing at that time.5/1/2019 at 04:34 AM
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I miss big clues and it frustrates me as normal people get it and I do not. I tend to miss important information when I am stressed or feeling poor about myself. I am better than a few years ago, but still need to work on this.2/24/2013 at 05:47 PM
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drift in and out12/6/2012 at 10:55 PM
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i lose track if talking to someone4/21/2012 at 05:05 PM
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People catch me convo tuning out10/29/2011 at 08:05 PM
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Last updated on May 01 2019 at 04:33
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