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Inattention dies a quick and sure death when a speaker does that.
It was English history: among the readers I observed my acquaintance of the verandah: at the commencement of the lesson, her place had been at the top of the class, but for some error of pronunciation, or some inattention to stops, she was suddenly sent to the very bottom.
Her voice became a little peremptory, and instinctively she suppressed inattention and corrected slovenliness.
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder subtypes such as (i) predominantly inattention, (ii) predominantly hyperactivity/impulsivity, and (iii) combined inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity demonstrate distinct characteristics of psychiatric comorbidities (16).
We analysed the data of the total difficulties score, the 4 difficulties subscale scores (hyperactivity / inattention, emotional symptoms, peer relationship problems, and conduct problems), and the strength subscale score (prosocial behaviour).
Although all children showed improvement in measures of cognitive control after training, only the children with SPD and inattention showed statistically significant improvements in real world function using the Vanderbilt Assessment, a gold-standard parent-rating scale of real-world symptoms and function.
Reduced inattention and hyperactivity and improved cognition after marine oil extract (PCSO-524[R]) supplementation in children and adolescents with clinical and subclinical symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
A study has found a strong link between sweetened beverage consumption (including energy drinks) and hyperactivity or inattention in school-aged children.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are 66 percent more likely to be at risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, a new study found.
During the 22 weeks of the study, children who received telemental health (TMH) improved significantly in ADHD inattention and hyperactivity, oppositional defiant disorder, school performance, and adaptive functioning, based on the ratings provided by their parents.
INATTENTION Sentencing him, Judge Richard Keen said his behaviour leading up to the crash "indicated his manner of driving" and said a "dangerous combination" of factors led to the accident.
For the adolescent that meets the DSM-IV criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it is possible that they have learned to compensate for their inattention and have been successful in maintaining a good grade-point average.