Type 5: Limbic ADD

SYMPTOMS:

Primary ADD symptoms plus chronic mild sadness, negativity, low energy, low self-esteem, irritability, social isolation, and poor appetite and sleep patterns. Stimulants, by themselves, usually cause problems with rebound or cause depressive symptoms.

COMMON SPECT FINDINGS:

  • High deep limbic activity
  • Low prefrontal cortex activity at rest and while the person is concentrating