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What is the reason for my forgetfulness ?

Hello, I m a 24 year old male and I ve always been a fairly competent and intelligent person. However as I ve matured I have started to realize things about myself. Firstly, I have a limited memory of my childhood. When a person asks me what I was like as a kid I often find it difficult to offer an answer mostly because, with exception to a few notable events, I can t remember what I was like or other things that happened to me as a child. Secondly, I often can t hold my attention very well. I get easily distracted or I will go off on tangents in the middle of conversations. I always have the urge to spit things out as they come to me for fear of forgetting them in 10 minutes when the current conversation is over. Lastly, I often forget things quickly. I will forget things like where I submitted an application, or what homework is due next week, and I will even forget entire conversations with people. It s very common for me to tell people the same story or same information many times before it clicks in my head that I already told them. I m concerned about my mental health. I ve always been good in school and very personable but I fear that if this all continues it will start to degrade my quality of life and affect my relationships. It has crossed my mind that I may have ADD but to my knowledge there is no history of this in my family. The exception to that is that as a child my brother had ADHD . Please help me figure this out. Jake
Asked On : Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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Your problem needs good consultation& treatment from psychologist.Disclaimer
Answered: Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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