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ADHD Type and Comorbid Conditions Significantly Impact Information Processing

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June 9, 2021Visual and auditory information are processed differently by children with ADHD, depending on their diagnosed ADHD subtype and the presence of comorbid conditions, according to a new Journal of Attention Disorders study exploring cognitive distinctions between the ADHD sub-types and between children with and without ADHD comorbidities.1  Notably, the research found that children with combined-type ADHD respond best to visual information, though children without ADHD outperform those with inattentive- or combined-type ADHD on Continuous Performance Tests measuring attention, inhibition, and working memory.One hundred fifty participants, aged 7 to 10, were grouped according to ADHD presentation (combined or inattentive) or.

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