Maria A Ramos-Olazagasti

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CONTEXT Volumetric studies have reported relatively decreased cortical thickness and gray matter volumes in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) whose childhood status was retrospectively recalled. We present, to our knowledge, the first prospective study combining cortical thickness and voxel-based morphometry in adults diagnosed as(More)
BACKGROUND Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly conceived as reflecting altered functional and structural brain connectivity. The latter can be addressed with diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). We examined fractional anisotropy (FA), a DTI index related to white matter structural properties, in adult male subjects diagnosed with ADHD(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) predicts homelessness in adulthood, and whether the persistence of childhood ADHD through adolescence influences the likelihood of homelessness. METHOD A 33-year prospective, controlled, follow-up was performed of clinic-referred, 6- to 12-year-old boys of white(More)
OBJECTIVE To document the natural course of sensation seeking from childhood to adolescence, characterize distinct sensation seeking trajectories, and examine how these trajectories vary according to selected predictors. METHOD Data were obtained from the Boricua Youth Study, a longitudinal study of 2,491 children and adolescents of Puerto Rican(More)
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