Prenatal alcohol exposure, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and sluggish cognitive tempo.

  title={Prenatal alcohol exposure, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and sluggish cognitive tempo.},
  author={Diana M. Graham and Nicole Crocker and Benjamin N. Deweese and Scott C. Roesch and Claire D Coles and Julie A Kable and Philip May and Wendy Kalberg and Elizabeth R. Sowell and Kenneth Lyons Jones and Edward P. Riley and Sarah N Mattson},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={37 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure often meet criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD research has examined subtype differences in symptomatology, including sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT). This construct is defined by behavioral symptoms including hypoactivity and daydreaming and has been linked to increased internalizing behaviors. The current study examined whether similar findings are displayed in children with prenatal alcohol exposure… CONTINUE READING
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