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Old 02-08-18, 02:05 AM
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Re: Only hyperactive/impulsive symptoms?

Originally Posted by namazu View Post
The vast majority of people -- especially adults -- diagnosed with ADHD have at least some "inattentive" symptoms.

By definition, any adult diagnosed with ADHD that presents as predominantly inattentive or combined must have at least 5 inattentive symptoms (and in kids, at least 6 inattentive symptoms).

It is uncommon (though not impossible) for an adult to be diagnosed with ADHD that presents as predominantly hyperactive-impulsive, and rarer still for such a person to lack inattentive symptoms entirely.
I guess the term “predominantly” in ADHD-PH/I means that there is at least some inattentive symptoms?

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