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Spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) show a pervasive hyperactivity in several paradigms. Thus, these rats may be used as an animal model of childhood hyperactivity also called Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This disorder is frequently treated with psychomotor stimulant drugs, but little is known about the effects of such drugs on behavior. The(More)
The present study aims to compare differences in reported risky driving behaviors of drivers - males and females - having and not having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), by using a checklist of driving behaviors based on the Driving Behavior Questionnaire (DBQ). Unlike the studies which employ the DBQ by asking the subjects to fill the(More)
The spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) is hyperactive and has been proposed as an animal model of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Although ADHD in most cases is treated with central stimulants, behavior therapy has also been used, but with relatively limited success. The purpose of the present study was to investigate suppression of SHR(More)
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