Reconsidering "inattention" in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: implications for neuropsychological assessment and intervention.

@article{Carmichael2015ReconsideringI,
  title={Reconsidering "inattention" in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: implications for neuropsychological assessment and intervention.},
  author={Jessica Carmichael and Hanna A. Kubas and Helen L Carlson and Kim R. Fitzer and Gabrielle Wilcox and Jean-François Lemay and Signe L. Bray and Frank P MacMaster and James B. Hale},
  journal={Applied neuropsychology. Child},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          97-105
        }
}
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) does not exist. This explicit statement needs elucidation of course given ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder, but it provides the reader with the impetus to reconsider long-held beliefs about this condition and its treatment. Surely, there is a disorder called ADHD from which this thesis is framed, but primary attention and hyperactivity-impulsivity problems are mediated by different albeit interrelated brain systems. Like many… CONTINUE READING
1
Twitter Mention