View Single Post
Old 01-02-18, 02:37 AM
mildadhd mildadhd is offline
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate

Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North America
Posts: 11,883
Thanks: 1,730
Thanked 1,227 Times in 925 Posts
mildadhd has disabled reputation
Re: ADHD-Inattentive, hyperfocus and hypofocus?

Originally Posted by CharlesH View Post
Not all, in fact, probably most do *not*. That would probably be more indicative of something like OCD. ADHD people might seem to hyperfocus on things that are stimulating (such as video games), but that is because they need something to boost dopamine...

Interesting, thanks.

Do people hyperfocus on things they enjoy?

Do people hypofocus on things they enjoy?

Does hyperfocusing require dopamine?

Does hypofocusing require dopamine?

"When people are suffering mentally, they want to feel better—they want to stop having bad emotions and start having good emotions." (-Temple Grandin)
Reply With Quote