Working Memory Deficits and Social Problems in Children with ADHD

  title={Working Memory Deficits and Social Problems in Children with ADHD},
  author={Michael J. Kofler and Mark D. Rapport and Jennifer Bolden and Dustin E. Sarver and Joseph S. Raiker and R. Matt Alderson},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology},
Social problems are a prevalent feature of ADHD and reflect a major source of functional impairment for these children. The current study examined the impact of working memory deficits on parent- and teacher-reported social problems in a sample of children with ADHD and typically developing boys (N = 39). Bootstrapped, bias-corrected mediation analyses revealed that the impact of working memory deficits on social problems is primarily indirect. That is, impaired social interactions in children… 

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