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Glossary for Mild impulsivity in adults

Medical terms related to Mild impulsivity in adults or mentioned in this section include:

  • Adult ADHD: Adult ADHD, (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a common neurobehavioral developmental disorder with an onset in childhood that continues into adulthood. Children do not simply grow out of ADHD, as is often believed. Just the opposite is commonly true - the symptoms of ADHD often get worse as a child grows into adulthood. The predominant behaviors of adult ADHD are the same as in children and include:
    • Inattentiveness
    • Hyperactivity
    • Impulsivity

    These behaviors result in difficulties with:

    • Concentration
    • Remaining focused on a task or activity
    • Controlling behavior
    • Hyperactivity or over-activity

    The symptoms of adult ADHD can be treated, but there currently is no cure for the disorder. Most people with ADHD can be successfully treated and lead normal, productive lives at home, work, school and with friends and family. The cause or causes of ADHD are not yet known, although researchers believe that genes may be one factor in the development of the disease. It is most likely that the disorder is the result of a combination of elements, including environmental factors, traumatic head injuries, nutrition, and social influences.

  • Anxiety disorder: A mental condition that is characterized by anxiety and avoidance behaviours
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Bipolar disorder: Cycles of mania and depression; commonly called "manic-depression".
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Conversion Disorder: A psychological condition where physical symptoms arise due to emotional dilemmas.
  • Difficulty concentrating at work: is mostly related to stress
  • Impulsivity: Lack of impulse control.
  • Impulsivity in adults: maybe to due to various causative agents
  • Inattention: Lack of attention or reduced attention span.
  • Mania: Inappropriately euphoric mood usually with hyperactivity and other symptoms.
  • Mens health symptoms: Symptoms closely related to men's health.
  • Mental problems: Symptoms affecting judgement, thought or intelligence.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Panic attack: A condition which is characterized by an acute episode of intense anxiety
  • Panic disorder: is a severe medical condition characterized by extremely elevated mood
  • Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder: Stress following a traumatic event.
  • Schizophrenia: A psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought.
  • Severe Alzheimers-like concentration difficulty: maybe to due to various causative agents
  • Severe impulsivity in adults: maybe to due to various causative agents
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

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