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Everyone is distracted from time to time, especially when engaged in boring or tedious tasks.
Distractions can be external, such as sounds, a messy environment, visible activity (there goes a squirrel!), or the internet. Distractions can also be internal, include daydreaming, mulling over problems, and the like.
Or were you recently diagnosed and wondering where to begin in understanding and managing your diagnosis?
As a WEB-MD article states:
The conventionally used diagnostic criteria for ADHD,
Has anyone told you that you interrupt a lot?
Interrupting is actually one of the signs of AD/HD, listed in the Hyperactivity- Impulsivity category in the DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for clinicians):