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What are symptoms of impulsivity?

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These include:

The person might:

  • Impatience
  • Having a hard time waiting to talk or react
  • Have a hard time waiting for their turn.
  • Blurt out answers before someone finishes asking them a question.
  • Often interrupt or intrude on others enough to cause problems in social or work settings.
  • Start conversations at inappropriate times.

From: Symptoms of ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

CDC: "Symptoms of ADHD." 

American Psychiatric Association. 

Searight, H.R.   November 2000.  Am Fam Physician,

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , 5th Ed. (DSM-V). 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2017

SOURCES: 

CDC: "Symptoms of ADHD." 

American Psychiatric Association. 

Searight, H.R.   November 2000.  Am Fam Physician,

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , 5th Ed. (DSM-V). 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2017

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