Co-occurrence of ADHD and high iq: A case series empirical study

  • Cordeiro M
  • Farias A
  • Cunha A
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The validity of a diagnosis of ADHD in children with a high intelligence quotient (IQ) remains controversial. Using a multidisciplinary approach, rigorous diagnostic criteria, and worldwide-validated psychometric instruments, we identified a group of children attending public schools in southern Brazil for co-occurrence of high IQ and ADHD.

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  • ADHD
  • diagnostic validity
  • high IQ

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  • Mara L. Cordeiro

  • Antonio C. Farias

  • Alexandre Cunha

  • Cássia R. Benko

  • Lucilene G. Farias

  • Maria T. Costa

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