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Attention Deficit Disorder

Known as: ADD, Disorders, Attention Deficit, attention-deficit disorder 
A mental disorder characterized by inattention, easy distraction, careless mistakes and avoidance of tasks that require sustained mental focus. These… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Findings from family and twin studies suggest that genetic contributions to psychiatric disorders do not in all cases… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In recent years, three attentional networks have been defined in anatomical and functional terms. These functions involve… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
  • D. Cantwell
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 33709638
OBJECTIVE To summarize knowledge about attention deficit disorder in the areas of epidemiology, etiology, clinical predictors… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Quantitative electroencephalogram (QEEG) was obtained from 407 children with attention deficit disorder. These QEEGs were… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been shown to be familial and heritable, in previous studies. As with most… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE Optimal diagnostic thresholds were determined for DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and the psychometric… Expand
Review
1992
Review
1992
We review 22 neuropsychological studies of frontal lobe functions in children with attention deficit disorder with and without… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
OBJECTIVE Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a heterogeneous disorder of unknown etiology. Little is known about the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Children with attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADD+H; N = 48) were compared with those without hyperactivity (ADD-H… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
  • T. Moffitt
  • Child development
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 25431574
This article describes a longitudinal analysis of the behavior of a birth cohort of 435 boys. 4 groups were defined at age 13 on… Expand