Inhibitory Control and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Childhood: Evidence from Two Multi-method, Longitudinal Twin Studies


In childhood, low levels of inhibitory control (IC) are associated with externalizing behavior problems and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Multiple twin studies indicate that IC is genetically influenced,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jeffrey Gagne (Texas A & M University)
  2. Kimberly Saudino (Boston University)
  3. Carol Van Hulle (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  4. Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant (Arizona State University)
  5. Hill Goldsmith (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Topic Areas

Developmental Disorders (e.g. ADHD) , Personality, Temperament, Attitudes, Politics and Religion , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis) , Development


SY-10B » Genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders and comorbid problems (15:15 - Saturday, 23rd June, Yellowstone)

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