Executive function in fluency and recall measures among children with Tourette syndrome or ADHD.

@article{Mahone2001ExecutiveFI,
  title={Executive function in fluency and recall measures among children with Tourette syndrome or ADHD.},
  author={E Mark Mahone and Christine W. Koth and Laurie E. Cutting and H S Singer and Martha B. Denckla},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={102-11}
}
This study assessed two relevant aspects of executive dysfunction in children with either Tourette syndrome (TS) or ADHD. Process variables derived from existing neuropsychological measures were used to clarify the executive function construct. Clustering of responses on measures of verbal fluency, figural fluency, and verbal learning was examined to assess strategic response organization. Rule breaks, intrusions, and repetition errors were recorded to assess inhibition errors. No significant… CONTINUE READING