sluggish cognitive tempo
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sluggish cognitive tempoA descriptive term for what some regard as a large (up to half) homogeneous subgroup of individuals diagnosed as ADHD predominantly inattentive (ADHD-PI), which has been proposed as a separate entity for the upcoming DSM V. In contrast to those with ADHD-PI, who are hyperactive, extroverted, obtrusive and risk takers, those with sluggish cognitive tempo are introspective, daydream and feel as if they are in the fog.
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