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Diagnostic Tests for Inattention

Diagnostic Test list for Inattention:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Inattention includes:

  • Neurodevelopment assessment - is an important part of the evaluation of children who are thought to be "hyperactive" and inattentive in order to exclude developmental weaknesses.
  • Mental state examination (to help detect bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and personality disorders) - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement.
  • Spinal tap - may be required to diagnose Multiple sclerosis.
  • Electrophysiological tests such as visual-evoked response (VER) - may be required to diagnose Multiple sclerosis.

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Inattention causes:

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Inattention:

The following list of conditions have 'Inattention' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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