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

Originally Posted by Fraser_0762 View Post
Hyperactivity is an extension of inattention. When you're focused on something, you're generally not displaying signs of hyperactivity, at least, not in the noticeable sense.

Whether you display signs of hyperactivity or not is really dependent on how you deal with your inattention. Some people will bounce from one subject to another which will make them seem hyperactive, where as other people will just kind of zone out and get lost in the moment, making them seem almost invisible.

I wonder if a internalizing response is a hypoactive response and externalizing response is a hyperactive response?

I wonder if a hypoactive response is similar to a freeze response and hyperactive response is similar to a flight response?

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