posted: Sep. 14, 2020.
Difficulty sustaining attention
Difficulty sitting still
Difficulty following through
Difficulty playing/sitting quietly
“On the go”
Avoidance => tasks requiring sustained attention
Losing things (i.e., keys, purse, kids => jk, work)
Cut people off in conversation
Interrupts in conversation
Difficulty waiting turn
****Symptoms present in CHILDHOOD
**Movies are the toughest thing to sit through
**Cleaning looks like going from one thing to the next without totally completing one task completely (i.e., oooh dishes, ooooh clean the fridge, oooooh dirt in the corner, oooohhh squirrel)
—Angela Sallie, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist