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Classic ADD: 

Primary Symptoms:       

           Restless and hyperactive - "harder she tries, the worse it gets"

           Short attention span for regular routine, boring tasks (homework, chores, etc)

                                 Can focus for stimulating tasks (new novel, competitive events, etc.) 

                                 “If I am interested, I have no problems with focusing.”

           Distractibility - Sensitive to noise, light, etc.

                   Disorganization - Need to be stress to get things accomplished


                   Poor impulse control

Looking through a Brain scan:

           Low Dopamine:  a stimulation neurotransmitter that helps us stay motivated.

           Frontal lobe has very low activity.

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