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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and hyperkinetic disorder
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children and adolescents. The core ADHD symptoms are pervasive and impairing inattention,Expand
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Acquisition of attention skill in pervasively hyperactive children.
The hypothesis that pervasively hyperactive children have disturbed attention and fail to acquire learning skills is tested. Attention and learning skills are defined here in terms of the controlledExpand
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Additive factor method applied to psychopathology with special reference to childhood hyperactivity.
A review is made of available studies using the Additive Factor Method (AFM) in clinical research. The paper argues that by using the AFM in studies of psychological dysfunctioning a majorExpand
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A motor presetting study in hyperactive, learning disabled and control children.
Motor presetting was investigated in hyperactive children, learning disabled children and normal controls. The reaction time of the hyperactive group was more sensitive to increases in interstimulusExpand
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Sustained attention and pervasive hyperactivity.
A sustained attention deficit is defined as a significant decrement in task performance with task duration (time-on-task). Time-on-task effects are reported using a self-paced paper and pencilExpand
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CONVERGENCE OF APPROACHES IN LOCALIZING THE HYPERACTIVITY DEFICIT
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in childhood psychopathology, which has been reflected in an increase in books and journals, and in an enlarged section concerning childhoodExpand
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Hyperactive children: cognitive and attentional perspectives
  • J. Sergeant
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • 31 December 1985
LARGE-SCALE COMPLEXITY AND COGNITIVE CONTROL