Vigilance and sustained attention in children and adults with ADHD.

@article{Tucha2009VigilanceAS,
  title={Vigilance and sustained attention in children and adults with ADHD.},
  author={L. I. Tucha and Oliver M Tucha and Susanne Walitza and Thomas A. Sontag and Rainer Laufk{\"o}tter and Martin Linder and Klaus W. Lange},
  journal={Journal of attention disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={410-21}
}
OBJECTIVE The present article tests the hypothesis of a sustained attention deficit in children and adults suffering from ADHD. METHOD Vigilance and sustained attention of 52 children with ADHD and 38 adults with ADHD were assessed using a computerized vigilance task. Furthermore, the attentional performance of healthy children (N = 52) and healthy adults (N = 38) was examined. RESULTS Children and adults with ADHD performed significantly less well in the vigilance task than healthy… CONTINUE READING

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