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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Symptoms could include:

  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Easily Distracted
  • Fidgeting
  • Forgetful
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Talkative
  • Unable to Concentrate
  • Problems at Work
  • Interrupts Others
  • Behavioral Problems at School
  • Difficulty Paying Attention
  • Unable to Play Quietly
  • Runs About Inappropriately
  • Difficulty Managing Behavior
  • Makes Impulsive Remarks
  • Tends to Abandon Tasks
  • Unable to Conform to A Position
  • Anxiety
  • Lying
  • Impatient
  • Memory Impairment
  • Loses Things
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Attention Seeking Behavior
  • Aggressive Outburst
  • Disorganized
  • Careless Character
  • Hyperactivity
  • Fidgeting is usually used to describe someone who is seen as not being able to sit still. Fidgety people move in their seats constantly, move their hands and feet and appear to be in perpetual motion.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Fidgeting is making small movements with your body, usually your hands and feet. It's associated with not paying attention.
  • The ability to concentrate is a function of mental status and cognition. Impairment of the ability to concentrate can be a problem of neurologic or psychiatric origin or a combination of behavior and mentation.
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Unable to concentrate is the inability to maintain attention and focus on a task or being easily distracted.
  • Problems at work are carelessness, excessive absenteeism, being accident prone, being unable to follow through on assigned tasks, frequent anger or other problems that may be attributable to a medical or psychiatric problem. People with stormy or unpredictable ways of relating to others in social situations may have problems in a work environment..
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
  • Anxiolytics are used to prevent and treat symptoms of acute anxiety related to many conditions. Learn about these drugs and the special considerations.
  • Lying is a common behavior among children. It can develop in very early childhood and persist into the teenage years.
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
  • Hyperactivity affects both you and those around you, and can lead to anxiety and depression because of how others respond to you. Read more about treatment.
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