Evaluation of cerebellar size in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  title={Evaluation of cerebellar size in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Stewart H. Mostofsky and Allan L. Reiss and Paul Lockhart and Martha B. Denckla},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={13 9},
Evidence from animal and human research suggests that the cerebellum may play a role in cognition. This includes domains of executive function that are normally attributed to the prefrontal cortex and are typically deficient in individuals with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). To investigate cerebellar structure in ADHD, magnetic resonance imaging morphometry was used to measure the area of the cerebellar vermis in 12 males with ADHD and 23 male controls matched for age and… CONTINUE READING
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