TITLE

Imaging Study Shows Differences in Brain Functioning in Children with ADHD

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that, children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder may have significantly altered levels of important neurotransmitters in the frontal region of the brain, according to a study published in " Journal of Neuropsychiatry." The study used a variation of magnetic resonate imaging technology to measure the level of six metabolites in a small portion of the frontal lobe section of the brains of 16 children, 6 to 12 years old.
ACCESSION #
13081906

 

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