Sensation Posted March 13, 2006 Share Posted March 13, 2006 I'm startin to wonder if I am really ADD, with the crappy Dr's I've had. I am having to diagnose myself most times :embarassed: *************************************************** Short attention span, unless very interested in something Easily distracted, tendency to drift away (although at times can be hyperfocused) Lacks attention to detail, due to distractibility Trouble listening carefully to directions Skips around while reading, or goes to the end first, trouble staying on track Poor listening skills Tendency to be easily bored (tunes out) Frequent, impulsive job changes Starting projects but not finishing them, poor follow through Enthusiastic beginnings but poor endings Spends excessive time at work because of inefficiencies Inconsistent work performance Chronic sense of under achievement, feeling you should be much further along in your life than you are Chronic problems with self-esteem Sense of impending doom Mood swings Negativity Frequent feeling of demoralization or that things won't work out for you Trouble sustaining friendships or intimate relationships, promiscuity Trouble with intimacy Tendency to be immature Prone to hysterical outburst Avoids group activities Trouble with authority Quick responses to slights that are real or imagined Rage outbursts, short fuse Frequent search for high stimulation ( doing many things at once, etc.) Tendency to worry needlessly and endlessly Switches around numbers, letters or words Poor writing skills (hard to get information from brain to pen) Performance becomes worse under pressure. Test anxiety, or during tests your mind tends to go blank The harder you try, the worse it gets Work or schoolwork deteriorates under pressure Tendency to turn off or become stuck when asked questions in social situations Falls asleep or becomes tired while reading Difficulty falling asleep, may be due to too many thoughts at night Difficulty coming awake (may need coffee or other stimulant or activity before feeling fully awake) Periods of low energy, especially early in the morning and in the afternoon Frequently feeling tired Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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