Stimulants improve theory of mind in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Maoz2014StimulantsIT,
  title={Stimulants improve theory of mind in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Hagai Maoz and Lior Tsviban and Hila Zahava Gvirts and Simone G. Shamay-Tsoory and Yechiel Levkovitz and Nathan Watemberg and Yuval Bloch},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={212-9}
}
Impairments in 'theory of mind' (ToM) were linked to social cognition and reciprocal relationships deficits in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Twenty-four children with ADHD (13 with inattentive type and 11 with combined type, mean age 10.2 years) completed the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), a self-reported empathy questionnaire. All children performed the 'faux pas' task and a computerized ToM task in two different sessions either with or without… CONTINUE READING

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