Can Executive Functions Explain the Relationship Between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Social Adjustment?

@article{HuangPollock2009CanEF,
  title={Can Executive Functions Explain the Relationship Between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Social Adjustment?},
  author={Cynthia Huang-Pollock and Amori Yee Mikami and Linda J. Pfiffner and Keith McBurnett},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={37},
  pages={679-691}
}
This study examined the ability of executive functions (EF) to account for the relationship between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) status and social adjustment as indexed by parent and teacher report and by performance on a standardized observational “chat room” task. Children with the Combined subtype (ADHD-C; n = 23), the Primarily Inattentive Subtype (ADHD-I; n = 33), and non-ADHD controls (n = 36) participated. EF did not mediate the relationship between ADHD status and… 

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