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Indications for an EEG in a Child With ADHD

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Indications for an EEG in a Child With ADHD

J Gordon Millichap et al. Pediatr Neurol Briefs.

Abstract

Investigators at Departments of Child Neurology, Neuroscience, Biostatistics, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey studied the parameters for prediction of epileptiform abnormalities in the EEG of 148 children diagnosed with ADHD, according to DSM-IV criteria, aged between 6 and 13 years (mean 8.76 +/- 1.26; 25.7% female). Wake and sleep EEGs lasting about one hour were obtained in 89.2% patients and a WISC-R in 100%.

Keywords: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Digit Span; Rolandic Spikes.

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