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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Function Impairment: An Overview.

  As with any cognitive ability, attention is vulnerable to dysfunction. The most common attentional problem is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This brief overview will highlight the symptoms and deficits associated with ADHD, its prevalence in today’s society, the association between executive function impairment and ADHD using Barkley’s (1997) work, and the personal and societal effects of the disorder.

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    31 March 2016

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • ISSN:

    1746-6016

  • Library of Congress:

    BF Psychology

Citation

Carruthers, L. (2016). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Function Impairment: An Overview. The Quarterly, 98,

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Keywords

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; cognitive ability; executive function Impairment;

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