Easily Distracted And Emotional Detachment

Reviewed on 2/21/2023

The symptoms of being easily distracted from activities are characteristic of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder but can also appear in other mental health conditions such as depression or post traumatic stress disorder. Emotional detachment can be a feature of many conditions including depression and PTSD. Pay attention to all your symptoms. If you are concerned about any symptoms, seek the advice of a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

Symptoms & Signs A-Z List