Asymmetric deterioration of spatial awareness with diminishing levels of alertness in normal children and children with ADHD.

@article{Dobler2005AsymmetricDO,
  title={Asymmetric deterioration of spatial awareness with diminishing levels of alertness in normal children and children with ADHD.},
  author={Veronika B Dobler and Shirley Anker and Jim E Gilmore and Ian H. Robertson and Janette Atkinson and Tom Manly},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 11},
  pages={1230-48}
}
BACKGROUND There is growing literature suggesting that some children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can show a significant bias in attention away from left space. Here we examine mechanisms that may underpin these effects in both clinical and non-clinical child populations. Unilateral spatial inattention (unilateral neglect) is a commonly reported consequence of stroke in adults. Although for most patients the problem is relatively transient, persistent forms of… CONTINUE READING