Utility of the Electroencephalogram in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

@article{Millichap2011UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of the Electroencephalogram in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder},
  author={J Gordon Millichap and John J. Millichap and Cynthia V Stack},
  journal={Clinical EEG and Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={180 - 184}
}
An electroencephalogram (EEG) has not been routinely utilized in the evaluation of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The utility of the EEG in ADHD is unclear. A recent study in our laboratory using sleep and sleep deprivation routinely found one in four non-epileptic children evaluated for attention deficit disorder has epileptiform discharges in the EEG, more than half focal. The majority of abnormalities (97.5%) occur in sleep and sleep-deprived records compared… 
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