Psychological heterogeneity in AD/HD--a dual pathway model of behaviour and cognition.

@article{SonugaBarke2002PsychologicalHI,
  title={Psychological heterogeneity in AD/HD--a dual pathway model of behaviour and cognition.},
  author={Edmund Sonuga-Barke},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2002},
  volume={130 1-2},
  pages={29-36}
}
Psychological accounts have characterised attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) as either a neuro-cognitive disorder of regulation or a motivational style. Poor inhibitory control is thought to underpin AD/HD children's dysregulation while delay aversion is a dominant characteristic of their motivational style. A recent 'head to head' study of these two accounts suggest that delay aversion and poor inhibitory control are independent co-existing characteristics of AD/HD (combined type… CONTINUE READING