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ERIC Number: EJ941730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
Relationship between Negative Emotion and ADHD among College Males and Females
Kearnes, Tori B.; Ruebel, Joseph B.
Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, v24 n1 p31-42 2011
This study extends a body of research indicating a relationship between negative emotion and Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Gender differences in the self-reporting of negative emotion among college students with ADHD were examined. Sixty-four college students (39 male, 25 female), with a diagnosis of ADHD, and 109 college students (37 male, 72 female), who were evaluated yet received no ADHD diagnosis, completed self-report measures of negative emotion. Results suggest that regardless of gender, students with an ADHD, Combined Type diagnosis reported significantly more negative emotion compared to students with no diagnosis. Gender differences were evident within both the ADHD, Combined Type and No Diagnosis groups, with females scoring significantly higher than males. This pattern continued to distinguish students with an ADHD, Combined Type diagnosis from those with no diagnosis within each gender. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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