Reward processing in male adults with childhood ADHD—a comparison between drug-naïve and methylphenidate-treated subjects

  title={Reward processing in male adults with childhood ADHD—a comparison between drug-na{\"i}ve and methylphenidate-treated subjects},
  author={Meline Stoy and Florian Schlagenhauf and Lorna H. Schlochtermeier and Jana Wrase and Brian Knutson and Ulrike Lehmkuhl and Michael Huss and Andreas Heinz and Andreas Str{\"o}hle},
Dysfunctional reward processing has been proposed as a main deficit in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which could be modulated by treatment with methylphenidate (MPH). We examined differences in reward processing in adulthood (independent of actual ADHD) depending on MPH treatment during childhood. Eleven males with childhood ADHD treated with MPH, 12 drug-naïve males with childhood ADHD, and 12 controls matched by age, handedness, and smoking behavior were studied drug-free… CONTINUE READING
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