Decreased callosal thickness in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

TitleDecreased callosal thickness in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsLuders, E, Narr KL, Hamilton LS, Phillips OR, Thompson PM, Valle JS, Del'Homme M, Strickland T, McCracken JT, Toga AW, Levitt JG
JournalBiological psychiatry
Date Published2009 Jan 1
KeywordsAdolescent, Age Factors, Attention, Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Brain Mapping, Child, Corpus Callosum, Humans, Hyperkinesis, Impulsive Behavior, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Models, Anatomic

Neuroimaging studies of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have revealed structural abnormalities in the brains of affected individuals. One of the most replicated alterations is a significantly smaller corpus callosum (CC), for which conflicting reports exist with respect to the affected callosal segments.

Alternate JournalBiol. Psychiatry