Types Of ADHD (Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)


Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a combination of persistent problems such as difficulty in paying attention, impulsive behavior, and hyperactivity.


Three major or different types of ADHD are


Hyperactive-Impulsive Type:

The least common type of ADHD. It is characterized by impulsive and hyperactive behaviors without distractibility or inattention. In this type, you may find a person talking too much or interrupting others in their conversations. Fidgeting, or squirming. They may be restless and may have trouble playing quietly or doing things peacefully. They may not be able to seat in one place for a long and you may often see them running around.


Inattentive Type:

The third is inattentive and distractibility ADHD type. It is characterized by inattention and distractibility without hyperactivity. A person with this type of ADHD can have some symptoms like they may be forgetful, distracted, making careless mistakes, not listening, not paying attention in detail, failing to pay attention, avoiding tasks that need patience and effort. He/she may not be able to understand instructions or may not even be able to follow them.


Combined type:

The most common type of ADHD is characterized by impulsive and hyperactive behaviors along with inattention and distractibility. It is a combined type. A person with this combined type may have symptoms of both hyperactive-impulsive type and inattentive type.


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