Reaction time variability and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: is increased reaction time variability specific to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? Testing predictions from the default-mode interference hypothesis - Salum GA, Sato JR, Manfro AG, Pan PM, Gadelha A, do Ros ário MC, Polanczyk GV, Castellanos FX, Sonuga-Barke E, Rohde LA.

Increased reaction time variability (RTV) is one of the most replicable behavioral correlates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, this may not be specific to ADHD but a more general marker of psychopathology. Here we compare RT var...
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ConclusionResults of the present study suggest that LDAEP can reflect adult ADHD symptoms in MDD. Auditory evoked potential appears to be a promising candidate as an evaluation tool for inattention and poor impulse control as well as emotional sensitivity.
Source: International Journal of Psychophysiology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
(Natural News) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known simply as ADHD, is characterized by difficulty paying attention and controlling compulsive behavior. In the U.S., ADHD is commonly diagnosed in children and is managed using medications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 9.4 percent of American children ages two to 17 have ADHD — that means about...
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Doctors prescribe the two drugs guanfacine and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which people more often call ADHD. These medications work in different ways and have different side effects. Learn about both here, how to take them, and which one may be more suitable.
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CONCLUSIONS: Half of those who died by suicide had at least one diagnosed mental health condition in the year before death, and most mental health conditions were associated with an increased risk of suicide. Findings suggest the importance of suicide screening and providing an approach to improve awareness of mental health conditions. PMID: 31185853 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Publication date: Available online 13 June 2019Source: Developmental Cognitive NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Jialiang Guo, Xiangsheng Luo, Encong Wang, Bingkun Li, Qinyuan Chang, Li Sun, Yan SongAbstractAttention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by problems in directing and sustaining attention. Recent behavioral studies indicated that children with ADHD are more likely to fail to show the orienting effect in response to human eye gaze. The present study aimed to identify the neurophysiological bases of attention deficits directed by social human eye gaze in children with ADHD, focusing on the relationship b...
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ConclusionsThe two-factor structure of the Spanish-language version of the ADHD-RS-IV ( is consistent with those of the DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 as well as with the model proposed by the author of the original scale. Furthermore, it has good discriminant ability. is therefore a valid and reliable tool for determining presence and severity of ADHD symptoms in the Spanish population.ResumenObjetivosEl objetivo de este estudio es validar la versión en castellano del ADHD-RS-IV ( en una muestra española.MétodosA partir de una muestra total de 652 niños y adolesce...
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Conclusions: Adults with ADHD, despite receiving medication, experienced impairments and challenges in many aspects of their daily life. Adults with ADHD described various unmet needs, especially those relating to the duration of treatment effect. When optimizing treatment for adults with ADHD, it is important that the treatment regimen is sufficient to meet the needs of the patient throughout the day. PMID: 31184812 [PubMed - in process]
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We evaluated the power of slow sleep spindles during sleep stage 2 to clarify their relationship with executive function, especially with attention, in children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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