Characteristic neurocognitive profile associated with adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{McLean2004CharacteristicNP,
  title={Characteristic neurocognitive profile associated with adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Andrew McLean and Jonathan H. Dowson and Brian Toone and Sarah K. Young and Evangelos Bazanis and Trevor W. Robbins and Barbara J. Sahakian},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={681-92}
}
BACKGROUND It is now accepted that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often persists into adulthood. However, relative to the considerable literature concerning the profile of neurocognitive deficits associated with this disorder in childhood, equivalent investigations in adult populations have been less common. The current study examined cognitive function in adults diagnosed with ADHD employing well-validated neuropsychological tasks. METHOD Nineteen adult patients who… CONTINUE READING