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Factor 1, composed of the Thomas and Chess temperament dimensions of Activity, Persistence, and Distractibility, was labeled Task Orientation.
In what has come to be known as the New York Longitudinal Study (NYLS), nine dimensions of temperament were extracted from interviews with mothers about their infants: activity level, mood, approach/withdrawal, intensity, threshold, rhythmicity, distractibility, attention span/persistence, and adaptability (Thomas & Chess, 1977; Thomas, Chess, & Birch, 1968).
Issues with attention, distractibility, time management, and overall organizational skills can contribute to generalized problems irrespective of content area.
There were also no differences in behavior problems, temperament, mood, activity level, distractibility, or arousability (N.
Overly-inflated self-esteem * Decreased need for sleep * Increased talkativeness * Racing thoughts * Distractibility * Increase in goal-directed activity such as shopping * Physical agitation * Excessive involvement in risky behaviors or activities
As an adult with ADD and the father of three ADD children, Mate describes how it feels to live with the distractibility, hyperactivity, and poor impulse control associated with the disorder.
These youngsters exhibit a volatile mix of symptoms, including distractibility, anxiety, depression, irritability, and violent outbursts.
Their distractibility, organizational and sequencing difficulties interfere with their ability to function independently in the community.
ADHD affects 3-7 percent of school-age children(1) and manifests itself in levels of attention, concentration, activity, distractibility and impulsivity that are inappropriate to the child's age.
The level of depth and sophistication embedded within text-STAR Road Safety System is absolutely vital in winning the fight against phone-related distracted driving, reaching newer areas of phone distractibility.
The Fahn and Williams classification system, which is the one most commonly used in research and clinical practice, also cannot accurately classify patients who have clinically unequivocal psychogenic features based on distractibility or entrainment but lack false neurologic signs or multiple somatizations that are required for a clinically-established PMD diagnosis; they can only be diagnosed as probable although they meet all the clinical criteria for a "nonorganic" movement disorder, he said.
As expected, ADHD pharmacotherapy usually attenuated the core ADHD symptoms of inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.