Stability of executive function deficits in girls with ADHD: a prospective longitudinal followup study into adolescence.

@article{Biederman2008StabilityOE,
  title={Stability of executive function deficits in girls with ADHD: a prospective longitudinal followup study into adolescence.},
  author={Joseph Biederman and Carter R. Petty and Alysa E. Doyle and Thomas Spencer and Carly S Henderson and Bryan Marion and Ronna Fried and Stephen V Faraone},
  journal={Developmental neuropsychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={44-61}
}
Neuropsychological deficits in the executive system are major sources of morbidity in individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We conducted a 5-year longitudinal study of girls with (N = 140) and without (N = 122) ADHD, aged 6-18 years at baseline. Neuropsychological functioning was assessed using standard neuropsychological testing assessing executive functions (EFs). Girls with ADHD were significantly more impaired than controls in all neuropsychological domains… CONTINUE READING

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