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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms and cognitive abilities in the late-life cohort of the PATH Through Life Study

Das, Debjani; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Easteal, Simon; Anstey, Kaarin

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neuropsychiatric disorder that has not been well studied in older adults. In this study we examined relationships between ADHD symptoms and cognitive ability and compared them between middle-age (MA; 48-52 years) and older-age (OA; 68-74 years) adults sampled from the same population. ADHD, mood disorder symptoms and cognitive abilities were assessed in a large population-based sample (n = 3443; 50% male). We measured current ADHD...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153459
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086552
Access Rights: Open Access

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