What Hippocrates gave to the world
Nothing beats a quick excursion from office in the middle of a rainy misty afternoon, for a nice sandwich at a smallish restaurant with glass walls, that I am just back from. Heavenly!
Now. Since you would be wondering what brought his highness, the father of medicine, Hippocrates, to my blog. Well, a search for something led me to the below on Wikipedia. And, since I am forgetful and easy to distract, I am convinced I suffer from ADHD. Doctor! Help! :D
For those who are intersted to read more:
DSM-IV criteria for ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
I. Either A or B:
A. Six or more of the following symptoms of inattention have been present for at least 6 months to a point that iat brought his highs disruptive and inappropriate for developmental level:
Often does not give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, work, or other activities.
Often has trouble keeping attention on tasks or play activities.
Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly.
Often does not follow instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace (not due to oppositional behavior or failure to understand instructions).
Often has trouble organizing activities.
Often avoids, dislikes, or doesn't want to do things that take a lot of mental effort for a long period of time (such as schoolwork or homework).
Often loses things needed for tasks and activities (e.g. toys, school assignments, pencils, books, or tools).
Is often easily distracted.
Often forgetful in daily activities.
B. Six or more of the following symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity have been present for at least 6 months to an extent that is disruptive and inappropriate for developmental level:
Often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat.
Often gets up from seat when remaining in seat is expected.
Often runs about or climbs when and where it is not appropriate (adolescents or adults may feel very restless). Often has trouble playing or enjoying leisure activities quietly.
Is often "on the go" or often acts as if "driven by a motor".
Often talks excessively.
Often blurts out answers before questions have been finished.
Often has trouble waiting one's turn.
Often interrupts or intrudes on others (e.g. butts into conversations or games).
(For those who are still interested to read more, the source was Wikipedia)