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Decision making in adults with ADHD.

Authors
  • Mäntylä, Timo
  • Still, Johanna
  • Gullberg, Stina
  • Del Missier, Fabio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Attention Disorders
Publisher
SAGE Publications
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2012
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
164–173
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1087054709360494
PMID: 20410321
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings suggested that ADHD is associated with impaired decision making in tasks involving a significant degree of cognitive control. Although both deliberative and affective neurocognitive systems probably contributed to ADHD-related problems in decision making, the findings underlined the involvement of prefrontally mediated executive functions.

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