Multimodal mapping of the brain’s functional connectivity and the adult outcome of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  title={Multimodal mapping of the brain’s functional connectivity and the adult outcome of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder},
  author={Gustavo P. Sudre and Eszter Sz{\'e}kely and Wendy S. Sharp and Steven W. Kasparek and Philip Shaw},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={11787 - 11792}
  • G. Sudre, E. Székely, P. Shaw
  • Published 16 October 2017
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Significance Many children do not simply “outgrow” attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The disorder often persists and affects around one in 40 adults, presenting a major public health challenge. Defining the mechanisms that underpin this variable clinical outcome could stimulate novel approaches to boost recovery in ADHD. We map the brain’s functional architecture in 205 young adults followed clinically since childhood. We find clinically significant inattention persisting from… 

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