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Pollack, Brittany; DuPaul, George J.; Weysandt, Lisa L.; Anastopoulos, Arthur D. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are more likely than their peers to engage in risk-taking behaviors, including harmful alcohol use, consumption of illicit drugs, and risky sexual behaviors. These behaviors become more common in the general population of young adults as they enter college, particularly for…
Descriptors: Group Membership, Risk, Health Behavior, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Hocking, Darren R.; Thomas, Daniel; Menant, Jasmine C.; Porter, Melanie A.; Smith, Stuart; Lord, Stephen R.; Cornish, Kim M. – Developmental Science, 2013
Previous studies suggest that individuals with Williams syndrome (WS), a rare genetically based neurodevelopmental disorder, show specific weaknesses in visual attention and response inhibition within the visuospatial domain. Here we examine the extent to which impairments in attentional control extend to the visuomotor domain using a…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Genetic Disorders, Inhibition, Control Groups
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Soreni, Noam; Crosbie, Jennifer; Ickowicz, Abel; Schachar, Russell – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2009
Objective: To measure test-retest reliability of the Stop-Signal Task (SST) and the Conners' Continuous Performance Test (CPT) in children with ADHD. Methods: 12 children with ADHD (age 11.46 plus or minus 1.66) participated in the study. Primary outcome measures were stop-signal reaction time (SSRT) for the SST and CPT's commission errors (%FP).…
Descriptors: Intervals, Reaction Time, Performance Tests, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Collett, Brent R.; Gimpel, Gretchen A. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2004
Objective: This study explores child and maternal attributions in ADHD and non-ADHD populations. Participants included children with ADHD (N = 26) and without ADHD (N = 24) and their mothers. Method: Children completed the Children's Attributional Style Questionnaire-Revised (CASQ-R; Kaslow & Nolen-Hoeksema, 1991) and mothers completed the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Attention Deficit Disorders, Measures (Individuals), Depression (Psychology)
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Miller, Michael L.; Fee, Virginia E.; Netterville, Amanda K. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2004
The reliability of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rating scales in children with mental retardation was assessed. Parents, teachers, and teaching assistants completed ADHD rating scales on 48 children aged 5-12 diagnosed with mental retardation. Measures included the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), Conners Rating Scales, the…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Behavior Rating Scales, Measures (Individuals), Attention Deficit Disorders