ERIC Number: EJ786182
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
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Executive Functioning among Finnish Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Loo, Sandra K.; Humphrey, Lorie A.; Tapio, Terttu; Moilanen, Irma K.; McGough, James J.; McCracken, James T.; Yang, May H.; Dang, Jeff; Taanila, Anja; Ebeling, Hanna; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Smalley, Susan L.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v46 n12 p1594 Dec 2007
A study aims to examine cognitive functioning in a sample of adolescents with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) from the North Finnish Birth Cohort 1986. The results conclude that executive function deficit (EFD) was more frequent in ADHD groups than in those without ADHD.
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Processes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Finland