An evidenced-based perspective on the validity of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the context of high intelligence

@article{Rommelse2016AnEP,
  title={An evidenced-based perspective on the validity of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the context of high intelligence},
  author={Nanda N. J. Rommelse and Marieke van der Kruijs and Jochem Damhuis and Ineke H C Hoek and Stijn Smeets and Kevin M. Antshel and Lianne Hoogeveen and Stephen V. Faraone},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={71},
  pages={21-47}
}
The validity of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in individuals with high intelligence is disputed, since high intelligence may 'mimic' the symptoms of ADHD in the absence of the specific pathophysiological pathways for ADHD. Conversely, increased risk of a missed ADHD diagnosis may occur due to compensatory strategies in the highly intelligent individual. A systematic literature review was performed including cognitive and behavioral studies, addressing a specific set of… 
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