How specific is a deficit of executive functioning for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?

@article{Sergeant2002HowSI,
  title={How specific is a deficit of executive functioning for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?},
  author={Joseph A. Sergeant and Hilde M. Geurts and Jaap Oosterlaan},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={130},
  pages={3-28}
}

How specific are executive functioning deficits in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism?

It is indicated that children with HFA exhibit more generalised and profound problems with EF tasks compared to children with ADHD.

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