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Validity of the Executive Function Theory of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analytic Review
One of the most prominent neuropsychologic theories of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) suggests that its symptoms arise from a primary deficit in executive functions (EF), defined asExpand
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On inhibition/disinhibition in developmental psychopathology: views from cognitive and personality psychology and a working inhibition taxonomy.
  • J. Nigg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 2000
Disinhibition is a common focus in psychopathology research. However, use of inhibition models often is piecemeal, lacking an overarching taxonomy of inhibitory processes. The author organizes keyExpand
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Temperament and developmental psychopathology.
  • J. Nigg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 March 2006
This review discusses conceptual issues in relating temperament to psychopathology, including the disputed relation of temperament to personality in children. A potential integrative framework isExpand
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Is ADHD a disinhibitory disorder?
  • J. Nigg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 2001
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is widely theorized to stem from dysfunctional inhibitory processes. However, the definition of inhibition is imprecisely distinguished acrossExpand
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The Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange: Towards Large-Scale Evaluation of the Intrinsic Brain Architecture in Autism
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) represent a formidable challenge for psychiatry and neuroscience because of their high prevalence, lifelong nature, complexity and substantial heterogeneity. FacingExpand
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Validity of DSM-IV attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptom dimensions and subtypes.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) criteria for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) specify two dimensions of inattention andExpand
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What causes ADHD? : understanding what goes wrong and why
Part I: Conceptual Context. ADHD's Controversies. Defining "Disorder." Part II: How Does ADHD Work? Neural Systems. Attention and Arousal. Executive Functioning or Cognitive Control. Motivation.Expand
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Annual Research Review: On the relations among self‐regulation, self‐control, executive functioning, effortful control, cognitive control, impulsivity, risk‐taking, and inhibition for developmental
  • J. Nigg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 April 2017
BACKGROUND Self-regulation (SR) is central to developmental psychopathology, but progress has been impeded by varying terminology and meanings across fields and literatures. METHODS The presentExpand
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Emotion dysregulation in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Although it has long been recognized that many individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have difficulties with emotion regulation, no consensus has been reached on how toExpand
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Neuropsychologic Theory and Findings in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: The State of the Field and Salient Challenges for the Coming Decade
  • J. Nigg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 1 June 2005
The past decade has witnessed the establishment of several now well-replicated findings in the neuropsychology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which have been confirmed byExpand
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