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Flaherty and Colleagues Publish Research Parsing Characteristics in ADHD

Posted: 2/18/2022 (CSDE Research)

In the last decade, there has been an increase in research that aims to parse heterogeneity in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A recent study from CSDE Affiliate Brian Flaherty and co-authors tests heritability of latent class neuropsychological subtypes. The authors use a sample of school-age twins to explore these subtypes of ADHD symptoms. The authors find that these distinct neuropsychological profiles are associated with unique neurocognitive presentations, but are not strong candidate endophenotypes for ADHD diagnosis.

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