Cortical morphology as a shared neurobiological substrate of attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms and executive functioning: a population-based pediatric neuroimaging study

  title={Cortical morphology as a shared neurobiological substrate of attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms and executive functioning: a population-based pediatric neuroimaging study},
  author={Sabine E. Mous and Tonya White and Ryan L. Muetzel and Hanan El Marroun and Jolien Rijlaarsdam and Tinca J. C. Polderman and Vincent W. V. Jaddoe and Frank C. Verhulst and Danielle Posthuma and Henning Tiemeier},
  journal={Journal of Psychiatry \& Neuroscience},
Background Attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms have repeatedly been associated with poor cognitive functioning. Genetic studies have demonstrated a shared etiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and cognitive ability, suggesting a common underlying neurobiology of ADHD and cognition. Further, neuroimaging studies suggest that altered cortical development is related to ADHD. In a large population-based sample we investigated whether cortical morphology, as a potential… Expand
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