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Childhood Executive Functioning Predicts Adolescent Outcomes in Girls With and Without ADHD

Poster Session III - Board: III-005
Friday, May 22, 2009, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Meghan Miller
University of California, Berkeley

Adriana J. Nevado
University of California, Berkeley

Stephen P. Hinshaw
University of California, Berkeley

This study investigated whether childhood executive functioning (EF) predicts adolescent functional outcomes in academic achievement, social functioning, and global functioning in girls with and without attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Results indicated that childhood EF predicted academic achievement and social functioning across both groups and global functioning and peer acceptance in the ADHD group.

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