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Adhd associated with blank stare?

Adhd associated with blank stare?

Is this new?: A blank stare can have lots of causes. Those with inattentive adhd might be so preoccupied with their own thoughts that a blank stare would be the result. But, if this is new, have the child assessed by a pediatrician or neurologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Why do I blank stare at times?

Why do I blank stare at times?

Maybe: Depending on the degree of distractibility, an adhd person could stare off. They themselves call it "zoning out." if a stare occurs during a voluntary activity such as speech, eating, driving, etc, then it could be petit mal or absence seizures. Think of charlie brown's teacher's "wah-wah-wah" sound turnig off an inattentive charlie. Best to check those symptoms out with your doctor. ...Read more

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How does a person look when having flashbacks? Blank stare?

How does a person look when having flashbacks? Blank stare?

Counseling: There are no magic pills or answers to fix some psychological issues. It takes time and counseling. Since you know the terms, i assume you are already seeing a counselor. Talk to your counselor. If you feel like you can not talk to your counselor, then get another counselor. ...Read more

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My daughter is one and i've notice when my daughter has a blank stare i see that her eyes wander. Her eyes don't cross but they the other way. ?

My daughter is one and i've notice when my daughter has a blank stare i see that her eyes wander. Her eyes don't cross but they the other way. ?

If both eyes turn : Out intermittently, seek referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist. Take a snapshot or video of her eyes when they wander to show her doctor. If one eye has blurred vision, she can develop amblyopia, or " lazy eye. If she has small, rhythmic movements (like brushing her hand against her hair ) during a blank stare, ask about referral to a child neurologist to rule out minor motor seizures. ...Read more

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How do add and ADHD differ?

How do add and ADHD differ?

Hyperactivity: ADD is an older term used for attetnion deficit disorder. Hyperactivity was an add on for the 25% of children who also have hyperactivity. ADHD is a term that includes Attention Deficit Disorder and hyperactivity. It is now modified by saying of the inattentive subtype of combined type. ...Read more

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ADD and ADHD is same disorder?

ADD and ADHD is same disorder?

ADD was last used in: 1980, having been replaced by ADHD-Primarily Inattentive Type in the DSM-IV & DSM V to stress that the underlying neuropathology is the same as that for ADHD-Primarily Hyperactive/Impulsive Type seen in some young children & ADHD-Primarily Combined Type commonly seen in school-age children, especially boys. Combined Type often changes to Innattentive Type in late adolescence & adulthood. ...Read more

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How can I help an ADHD friend?

Read a book: It may help to read and then encourage your friend to read "driven to distraction" by hallowell. Great book for adult adhd. ...Read more

Blank Stare (Definition)

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