An Overview of the Advances in the Understanding of the Neuropsychology Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Robert Eme Argosy University - Schaumburg
Keywords: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Neuropsychology


The article reviewed the major advances that have been made in the understanding of the neuropsychology of ADHD over the past 30 years in terms of context dependence, etiological overlap between symptoms and neuropsychological deficits, complexity and heterogeneity, and developmental neuropsychological phenotypes. The implications of each advance for clinical practice were also discussed.

Author Biography

Robert Eme, Argosy University - Schaumburg
Robert Eme is professor of clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.