Inhibitory function and working memory in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and pervasive developmental disorders: does a continuous cognitive gradient explain ADHD and PDD traits?

@article{Takeuchi2013InhibitoryFA,
  title={Inhibitory function and working memory in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and pervasive developmental disorders: does a continuous cognitive gradient explain ADHD and PDD traits?},
  author={Akihito Takeuchi and Tatsuya Ogino and Kaoru Hanafusa and Teruko Morooka and Makio Oka and Takashi Yorifuji and Yoko Ohtsuka},
  journal={Acta medica Okayama},
  year={2013},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={293-303}
}
To clarify the relationship between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), we investigated the common features and differences of these disorders in neuropsychological profiles. The subjects were 4 groups of Japanese boys aged 6 to 15 years, categorized by diagnosis:AD/HD (n=20), PDD with comorbid AD/HD (PDD+:n=16), PDD without comorbid AD/HD (PDD-:n=8), and typically developing (n=60). We evaluated executive function (EF) through verbal… CONTINUE READING