Creative Thinking in Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

@article{Abraham2006CreativeTI,
  title={Creative Thinking in Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)},
  author={Anna Abraham and Sabine Windmann and Rainer Georg Siefen and Irene Daum and Onur G{\"u}nt{\"u}rk{\"u}n},
  journal={Child Neuropsychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={111 - 123}
}
A widened attentional focus, that is typically associated with ADHD, has been postulated to be accompanied by enhanced creative ability. However, creativity has been only limitedly examined in ADHD. Performance across several creativity measures were investigated in three groups: adolescents with ADHD, those with conduct disorder, and a healthy control sample. The ADHD group exhibited selective cognitive advantages and disadvantages by demonstrating an enhanced ability in overcoming the… 
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