Cognitive training in ADHD children: Less to it than meets the eye

  • Abikoff H
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Abstract

Reviews cognitive training studies that have been carried out with children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during the past decade. The efficacy of cognitive training as a single intervention and as an adjunct to stimulant treatment is discussed. The impact of training on the cognitive, academic, and behavioral functioning of children with ADHD is summarized. Although this treatment modality may be inherently appealing, little empirical support seems available for its clinical utility with children with hyperactivity. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

Author-supplied keywords

  • 1991
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Cognitive Techniques
  • Hyperkinesis
  • children with attention deficit hyperactivity diso
  • cognitive & academic & behavioral functioning
  • cognitive training
  • literature review

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  • Howard Abikoff

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