January 20, 2021Sleep deprivation causes greater impairment in attentional regulation and emotional control among adults with subclinical ADHD symptoms than it does among those with low ADHD symptoms, according to a study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.1 “Subclinical” refers to symptoms of ADHD not severe, numerous, prevalent, or debilitating enough to merit a diagnosis, according to the DSM-5.The study included 180 participants ages 17-45 without an ADHD diagnosis who were assessed for inattentiveness and emotional instability, and then randomly assigned to receive a night of normal sleep or total sleep deprivation.
The subjects then performed a computerized Stroop task that measured executive
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