Sluggish cognitive tempo

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What is sluggish cognitive tempo?

Sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) may be considered a subtype or a distinct condition related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD); there is no consensus within the medical community. SCT symptoms include physical hypoactivity and inattentiveness.

Common symptoms reported by people with sluggish cognitive tempo

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Treatments taken by people for sluggish cognitive tempo

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Who has sluggish cognitive tempo on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 51 say sluggish cognitive tempo is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 10
30s 12
40s 15
50s 19
60s 9
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 10
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 33
Female 41

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 12

These charts show data from sluggish cognitive tempo patients who have completed their condition history
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