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distractionPain management A pain relief method that takes attention away from the pain. See Attentional distraction.
distractionA pulling apart.
distractiona display by animals, generally in response to a predator that threatens eggs or young. For example, feigning injury, behaviour directed at a predator with the aim (often effective) of diverting attention.
Patient discussion about distraction
Q. I have a 19 year old daughter who is very distractible and is diagnosed with ADHD. I have a 19 year old daughter who is very distractible and is diagnosed with ADHD. She has a brilliant mind but she cannot finish any of her work. While doing her homework she gets distracted by the light coming from the other room and even during exams she often drifts and leaves sections undone. I know it’s very difficult for her to concentrate on one part of the work. What should she do? Please tell if you have tried.