Association Between Insecure Attachment and ADHD

  title={Association Between Insecure Attachment and ADHD},
  author={Ole Jakob Storeb{\o} and Pernille Darling Rasmussen and Erik Simonsen},
  journal={Journal of Attention Disorders},
  pages={187 - 196}
Objective: Psychological theories have postulated an association between insecure attachment and ADHD. The objective of this study is to investigate possible association between insecure attachment and ADHD in children and adults. Method: Review of literature was performed using the PsycINFO, Medline, and EMBASE databases. Results: Twenty-nine studies were included in the review. Overall, the studies showed that parental attachment problems and environmental mediating factors were significantly… 

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