ERIC Number: EJ604901
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Comorbidity of Reading Disability and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Differences by Gender and Subtype.
Willcutt, Erik G.; Pennington, Bruce F.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v33 n2 p179-91 Mar-Apr 2000
A study involving 494 twins with a reading disability (RD) and 373 typical twins found that individuals with RD were more likely to meet criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and that the association between RD and ADHD was stronger for symptoms of inattention than for hyperactivity symptoms. (Contains extensive references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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