Evidence of utilization behavior in children with ADHD.

  title={Evidence of utilization behavior in children with ADHD.},
  author={Sarah J. Archibald and Kimberly A. Kerns and Catherine A. Mateer and Laura Ismay},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  volume={11 4},
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether inappropriate/excessive motor activity seen in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) could be characterized as Utilization Behavior (UB). Given evidence that the neuropathology of ADHD may involve frontal-striatal systems, we investigated the possibility that children with ADHD may demonstrate "utilization behavior." Utilization Behavior (UB) is a neurobehavioral syndrome documented in individuals with damage or… CONTINUE READING
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