9 symptoms of inattention to consider for ADHD
When considering a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), here are 9 symptoms of inattention to remember.
Often fails to give close attention or makes careless mistakes.
Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play.
Often doesn’t pay attention when spoken to directly.
Often does not follow through (instructions/school work/chores).
Often has difficulty organizing tasks/activities.
Often avoids/dislikes/reluctant to perform sustained mental effort.
Often loses things necessary to accomplish tasks or activities.
Often forgetful in daily activities.