ADHD-like symptoms and attachment in internationally adopted children.

  title={ADHD-like symptoms and attachment in internationally adopted children.},
  author={Neus Abrines and Natalia Barcons and Diana Marre and Carme Brun and Albert Fornieles and Victoria Fumad{\'o}},
  journal={Attachment & human development},
  volume={14 4},
Internationally adopted children seem to be more likely to show ADHD-like symptoms than non-adopted children. The aims of this study were to explore the existence of ADHD-like symptoms and/or diagnosis in a sample of internationally adopted children depending on their country of origin and to describe the links that may exist between the display of these symptoms and observed narrative-based attachment patterns. A Catalan sample of 58 adopted children aged 7-8 (24 from Eastern Europe, 23 from… CONTINUE READING
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