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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


LOPEZ VILLALOBOS, José Antonio et al. Attention dificit hyperactivity disorder: Development of clinical, cognitive, academic and social. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2004, n.91, pp.63-80. ISSN 2340-2733.

The study analyses the development through the age of clinical, cognitive, academic and social dimensions, in clinical cases of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Investigation methodology: A sample of 90 cases of ADHD is analysed (6-16 years). The design is sectional, transverse comparisons and with criterion of differential investigation in function of the age. The case of ADHD was valued according to DSM-IV criterion. There was considered the following variables: intellectual profile, academic results, relational factor and comorbidity. Descriptive and exploratory statistic was used and a procedure of lineal regression was implemented. Results: The cases of ADHD present important alteration in clinical, academic and social dimensions. Only the academic results deteriorate progressively with the age (p <0.05).

Keywords : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; ADHD; Development; Comorbidity; Academic Results.

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