Childhood ADHD may affect brain anatomy in adults

11/9/2011 |

Data from the MRI scans of 59 male children ages 6 to 12 with childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and 80 participants without the condition revealed that those with ADHD had significantly thinner cortex and reduced gray matter than the others. "The most affected regions underpin top-down control of attention and regulation of emotion and motivation," researchers wrote in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry.

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