Performance of inattentive-overactive children on selected measures of prefrontal-type function.

@article{Gorenstein1989PerformanceOI,
  title={Performance of inattentive-overactive children on selected measures of prefrontal-type function.},
  author={E E Gorenstein and C A Mammato and Jonathan Sandy},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={619-32}
}
Several theorists have suggested that childhood inattention-overactivity ("attention deficit disorder," "hyperactivity") may arise from a deficit in the inhibitory mechanisms of the prefrontal cortex. Accordingly, it was hypothesized that inattentive-overactive children would exhibit prefrontal-type deficits on several relevant neuropsychological measures. Subjects were 21 elementary school pupils who had been referred for disruptive behavior problems and who had been rated as high in… CONTINUE READING

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