Brain metabolism in teenagers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  title={Brain metabolism in teenagers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Alan J. Zametkin and Laura L Liebenauer and Garret A. FitzGerald and A. Catherine King and D V Minkunas and Peter Herscovitch and Elza Mitiko Yamada and Robert M. Cohen},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={50 5},
OBJECTIVES We sought to obtain and compare values of cerebral glucose metabolism in normal minors and minors with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). We also sought to confirm our earlier findings of reduced brain metabolism in adults with ADHD, and to examine whether these results might be diagnostically useful. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Adolescents were recruited to National Institutes of Health Clinical Center/Research Facility through advertisement at local high… CONTINUE READING


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