Cortisol responses in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a possible marker of inhibition deficits

@article{Corominas2012CortisolRI,
  title={Cortisol responses in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a possible marker of inhibition deficits},
  author={Margarida Teixidor Corominas and Josep Antoni Ramos-Quiroga and Michelle E. Ferrer and Naia S{\'a}ez-Franc{\`a}s and Gloria Palomar and Ruud Bosch and Miquel Casas},
  journal={ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={63-75}
}
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a heterogeneous disease whose neurobiological background is not completely understood. It has been proposed that deficits of the inhibitory function with an underactive behavioral inhibition system (BIS) may be in the core of ADHD. In this regard, this review summarizes all studies that examine the involvement of cortisol in ADHD. Differences in cortisol responses from different ADHD subtypes, hyperactive/impulsive, inattentive, and combined… CONTINUE READING
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