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How specific are executive functioning deficits in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism?
BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to identify intact and deficient cognitive processes in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and children with high functioningExpand
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Genetic relationship between five psychiatric disorders estimated from genome-wide SNPs
Most psychiatric disorders are moderately to highly heritable. The degree to which genetic variation is unique to individual disorders or shared across disorders is unclear. To examine shared geneticExpand
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Modeling Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Critical Appraisal of the Cognitive-Energetic Model
  • J. Sergeant
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 23 November 2004
A number of theoretical models of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have emerged in recent years that may be used as systematic guides for clinical research. The cognitive-energeticExpand
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The cognitive-energetic model: an empirical approach to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • J. Sergeant
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • 31 January 2000
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a childhood psychiatric disorder which when carefully defined, affects around 1% of the childhood population [Swanson JM, Sergeant JA, Taylor E,Expand
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How specific is a deficit of executive functioning for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?
A selective review of research in the executive functioning (EF) is given for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), conduct disorder (CD), higherExpand
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The worldwide prevalence of ADHD: is it an American condition?
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that affects up to 1 in 20 children in the USA. The predominance of American research into this disorder over the past 40Expand
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Response inhibition in AD/HD, CD, comorbid AD/HD + CD, anxious, and control children: a meta-analysis of studies with the stop task.
The aim of this study was to investigate whether impaired response inhibition is uniquely related to AD/HD or whether deficits in response inhibition are also evident in other psychopathologicalExpand
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The quality of life of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review
Quality of life (QoL) describes an individual’s subjective perception of their position in life as evidenced by their physical, psychological, and social functioning. QoL has become an increasinglyExpand
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Executive functioning in adult ADHD: a meta-analytic review.
BACKGROUND Several theoretical explanations of ADHD in children have focused on executive functioning as the main explanatory neuropsychological domain for the disorder. In order to establish ifExpand
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The impact of reinforcement contingencies on AD/HD: a review and theoretical appraisal.
One of the core deficits in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is thought to be an aberrant sensitivity to reinforcement, such as reward and response cost. Twenty-two studies (N=1181Expand
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