Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms and Psychosis in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.

@article{Niarchou2018AttentionDH,
  title={Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms and Psychosis in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.},
  author={Maria Niarchou and Monica E. Calkins and Tyler M. Moore and Sunny X Tang and Donna M McDonald-McGinn and E H Zackai and Beverly S Emanuel and Raquel E. Gur},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2018},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          824-833
        }
}
OBJECTIVE 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (22q11.2DS) is associated with increased risk for schizophrenia in adulthood while Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent diagnosis in childhood. Inattention symptoms are pronounced in 22q11.2DS and given that attentional impairment is a core feature of schizophrenia, inattention symptoms may reflect underlying ADHD, psychosis, or both. We investigate whether inattention is associated with psychosis in 22q11.2DS and in other… CONTINUE READING
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