Rates of Effort Test Failure in Children With ADHD: An Exploratory Study.

  title={Rates of Effort Test Failure in Children With ADHD: An Exploratory Study.},
  author={Allyson G. Harrison and Lloyd Flaro and Irene Armstrong},
  journal={Applied neuropsychology. Child},
  volume={4 3},
The present study assessed performance on symptom validity tests (SVTs) and various cognitive-processing measures to evaluate the impact of having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on SVT performance using a clinical sample of 73 children aged 7 to 18 years old who had a previous diagnosis of ADHD. Cognitive impairment associated with ADHD may lead these individuals to perform poorly on what are considered to be relatively easy but boring SVTs. Few clients in this sample returned… CONTINUE READING

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