Attention symptoms

There are various symptoms related to difficulty with attention. Examples include difficulty paying attention such as inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, short attention span, and concentration difficulty. Less commonly, paying too much attention can be an abnormal symptom too, such as certain mental disorders, obsessions, compulsions, paranoia, etc. Difficulties with attention are ...

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Differential Diagnosis of Attention symptoms

Vision Disorders: Some children with vision problems might seem to have attention difficulties, since eyestrain and headaches can make it hard to stay on task. ...Source: NIH News in Health (NIH)1 ...

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Causes List for Attention symptoms

Possible causes of Attention symptoms (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Inattention Symptoms: Various types of attention symptoms include:

Over-Attention Symptoms: Symptoms of excessive attention are less common:

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Clinical Features of Attention symptoms

The main signs of inattentiveness are:

  • having a short attention span and being easily distracted
  • making careless mistakes - for example, in schoolwork
  • appearing forgetful or losing things
  • being unable to stick at tasks that are tedious or time-consuming
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  1. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): issue/ sep2012/ feature1
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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