Working memory and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Mark D. Rapport, Lauren M. Friedman, Samuel J. Eckrich, Catrina A. Calub

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Abstract

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an early onset, highly heritable and chronic neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by clinically impairing levels of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). The disorder affects an estimated 3.5 million children in the United States at an annual cost of approximately ․20.6 billion, the majority of which is allocated for outpatient care/education related costs (63.9%) and pharmaceutical (35.4%) costs (Bui et al., 2016).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWorking Memory and Clinical Developmental Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationTheories, Debates and Interventions
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages53-73
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781315302065
ISBN (Print)9781138236493
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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