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Type 7: Anxious ADD

Symptoms:

Inattentiveness, distractability, disorganization, anxiety, tension, nervousness, a tendency to predict the worst, freezing in test taking situations, and a tendency toward social anxiety. People with this type are prone to experience the physical symptoms of stress, such as headaches and gastrointestinal problems.

Common SPECT Findings:

  • Increased activity in the basal ganglia at rest and while the person is concentrating.
  • Decreased activity in the underside of the prefrontal cortex and cerebellum while the person is concentrating.