Familial vulnerability to ADHD affects activity in the cerebellum in addition to the prefrontal systems Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Cerebellum
  • Corpus Striatum
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
  • Imaging, Three-Dimensional
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Prefrontal Cortex

abstract

  • These findings suggest that activity in both the prefrontal cortex and cerebellum is sensitive to familial vulnerability to ADHD. Unaffected siblings of individuals with ADHD show deficits similar to affected probands in prefrontal areas for unexpected events and in cerebellum for events atunexpected times.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/chi.0b013e31815a56dc

PubMed ID

  • 18174827

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 68

end page

  • 75

volume

  • 47

number

  • 1